Nursing the High Acuity Medical Patient
To enable Registered Nurses to further develop their clinical and theoretical knowledge, and skills required for acute medical high dependency nursing practice.
Apply knowledge of assessment practices and critically analyse assessment findings to prioritise nursing interventions and timely referrals to other health professionals.
Apply knowledge of the effects common pharmacological intervention and respiratory/cardiac support may have on an individual.
Critically reflect on the professional role of the nurse when working with patients with/or at risk of critical illness.