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Course code

GCRA700

Level

7

Credits

5.0

Estimated hours

50.0

To enable Registered Nurses to further develop the clinical and theoretical knowledge and skills required in the identification and assessment of acute deterioration in adult health status.

Learning outcomes

  • utilise a rapid assessment framework to obtain, analyse and evaluate appropriate information in order to prioritise nursing and collaborative intervention.
  • analyse physiological responses to acute deterioration in health status to provide rationale for assessment findings and nursing actions.
  • identify the key physiological parameters associated with critical illness and clinical deterioration.
  • utilise a communication framework to articulate accurate and relevant information from the patient's situation, history and assessment findings to appropriate members of the healthcare team.
  • analyse the role and scope of nursing practice in situations of acute health deterioration and family support.