HNN740 - Core Principles of Intraoperative Nursing Care
2024 unit information
|Enrolment modes:||Semester 1: Online|
Must be enrolled in H568, H569, H572, H668, H669, H672, H771
For courses H572, H672:
Students will on average spend 150 hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.
This will include educator guided online learning activities within the unit site.
|Scheduled learning activities - online||
Theoretical component 10-13 hours per week - a combination online seminars (3hrs) and self-guided modules (7-10hrs). Students are also required to complete a minimum of 24 hours a week in specialty clinical practice in their employing hospital.
|In-person attendance requirements||
Online independent and collaborative learning activities including up to 10 synchronous online seminar days that are recorded and made available to students on demand.
The unit introduces students to the core principles and concepts of intraoperative nursing and collaborative management with a specific focus on the global, national and local quality and safety standards. An inquiry-based learning framework and clinical experience in this unit will enable students to critically analyse and apply evidence-based practice in order to implement risk management strategies in the intraoperative context.
This unit covers the role of specialist intraoperative nurses in managing surgical and/or procedural patients in relation to concepts and principles of infection prevention, surgical safety and environmental planning and preparation; surgical wound assessment and management; and medico-legal requirements. The unit also aims to build teamwork and communication skills to establish and maintain collaborative professional respectful relationships with perioperative colleagues and to manage risk in order to optimise patient care.
Clinical Assessment - Pass/Fail
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