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Course code

GCHS701

Level

7

Credits

5.0

Estimated hours

50.0

To enable Registered Nurses to further develop their knowledge and skills in assessment and management of the surgical and/or trauma patient requiring a higher acuity of care.

Learning outcomes

Evaluate the role and scope of the nurse in safe assessment and interprofessional management of surgical and/or trauma patient requiring a higher acuity of care.

Apply knowledge of pathophysiology in the assessment of surgical and/or trauma conditions for patients in the surgical setting.

Analyse patient monitoring, diagnostic results and therapeutic interventions from a nursing perspective.

Critically evaluate literature, research, and evidence related to best principles of surgical and trauma nursing practice to enhance patient outcomes.