SPECIAL NOTE: You must be employed in an appropriate clinical setting.
This unit will extend the student's assessment and reflective practice skills to facilitate the provision of advanced nursing care for critically ill infants and children. It will investigate contemporary paediatric intensive care nursing, and the necessity to apply research-based practice in the practice setting. It will develop and extend students' clinical decision making skills to effectively manage patients, the technology that supports care and the resources to plan, prioritise, implement and evaluate nursing care during time-critical situations.
ASSESSMENT: Essay 50%, Quiz 10%, Practice Profile 40%
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.