This unit builds upon the core units CNA506 and CNA508 to facilitate acquisition of advanced knowledge and understanding of paediatric physiology, pathophysiology and the related nursing management of critically ill infants and children. The content of this unit focuses on the scientific theories related to nursing the critically ill paediatric patient within an evidence based framework. The unit will extend awareness of the continuum of growth and development related to the impact critical illness and the intensive care experience has on children and their families.
ASSESSMENT: Online tutorial presentation 20%, Quiz 30%. Case Study 50%
TEACHING PATTERN: online
FLEXIBLE & ONLINE STUDY OPTIONS Note: Class attendance may still be required
Fully online - H,L,N,W This unit is taught entirely online
Resource dependent teaching & learning - H,L,N,W Independent study with provided resources replaces face-to-face or other classes (e.g. lectures)
Flexible scheduling - H,L,N,W Some classes will be held outside normal teaching hours; e.g. weekend blocks, summer schools etc
About Flexible Study Options
Units are offered in attending mode unless otherwise indicated (that is attendance is required at the campus identified). A unit identified as offered by distance, that is there is no requirement for attendance, is identified with a nominal enrolment campus. A unit offered to both attending students and by distance from the same campus is identified as having both modes of study.
Campus - H Hobart, L Launceston, W Burnie. Study Centre - V Sydney, R Rozelle, P Beauty Point. Distance units may also have a campus identifier of I Isolated, N Interstate, O Overseas. Units delivered in Transnational Education (TNE) Programs have a campus identifier of A Hangzhou, F Fuzhou, G Shanghai, K KDU Malaysia, Q Kuwait or Y Hong Kong.