Neonatal Intensive Care Nursing
This course allows students to broaden their understanding and knowledge of the neonate requiring intensive care support and treatment. The role of the nurse in assisting the neonate to optimal health is explored, within the context of family centred care.
Although this course can be used as an introduction to the intensive care of the neonate it is required that you will have had some experience in a Special Care Nursery or level 2 Nursery working with newborn infants or experience in Paediatric Intensive Care.
|Faculty||Faculty of Health and Medicine|
|School||School of Nursing and Midwifery|
Trimester 2 - 2018
On successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
The emphasis of this course is the critical analysis of evidence-based research on the care of a critically ill neonate and their family.
Problem based learning principles are applied to clinical scenarios in neonatal intensive care nursing to facilitate learning about:
|Assumed Knowledge||Foundations of nursing knowledge, nursing theory, legal and ethical issues. Fundamentals of research, human bioscience, psychology and sociology as related to practice. Principles of investigative approaches in nursing, concepts and theories relevant to practice. Contemporary nursing issues. Academic reading and writing skills, ability to access and evaluate information from a variety of sources, skills in critical analysis, critical judgement, synthesis and evaluation. Ability to conceptualise practice. Demonstrated ANCI competencies.|
Online 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Self-Directed 8 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
|Timetable||2018 Course Timetables for NURS6816|