School Of Nursing And Midwifery

Health Variations 4 - Acute Life Threatening ConditionsWestern Sydney University Unit Code: 401211.2


Student Contribution Band: 1

Level: 3

Credit Points: 10

Co ordinator
Leanne Hunt

Assumed Knowledge
Primary health care, foundational knowledge of human biological sciences including human body systems, basic concepts in pharmacology and pathophysiology and the National Health Priorities and the relationship to nursing practice.

Equivalent Units
401018 Health Variations 4

Unit Enrolment Restrictions
Students must be enrolled in 4691 Bachelor of Nursing or 4692 Bachelor of Nursing Graduate Entry.

Teaching Periods

PeriodOffered  Campus  Contact
2020 Autumn  Yes  Campbelltown Campus - DAY  See Coordinator above   Timetable.  
2020 Autumn  Yes  Hawkesbury Campus - DAY  See Coordinator above   Timetable.  
2020 Autumn  Yes  Liverpool Campus - DAY  See Coordinator above   Timetable.  
2020 Autumn  Yes  Parramatta Campus - Victoria Road - DAY  See Coordinator above   Timetable.  
2020 WSU Online Trimester 3  Yes  WSU Online - ONLINE  Cathy Dickson  Timetable not available  

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About this Unit
This unit develops a student’s knowledge and skills related to the pathophysiology, pharmacology and nursing care for people who experience an acute life-threatening and/or traumatic condition that may involve multiple systems failure. National Health Priority case studies based on National Health Priority areas are used in the unit to focus on cardiovascular health, and injury prevention and control. The unit will also consider habilitation and rehabilitation of people who have experienced acute life-threatening or traumatic complex health issues.

Special Requirements - Essential Equipment
Access to an internet enabled device is essential in order to be able to: access course materials; to participate in discussion groups; and to access additional resources provided by the lecturer during the session. See http://www.westernsydney.edu.au/currentstudents/current_students/services_and_facilities/uwsonline_student_support for further information.

4691.2Bachelor of NursingCONTINUING
4691.3Bachelor of NursingCONTINUING
4691.4Bachelor of NursingCURRENT
4692.2Bachelor of Nursing (Graduate Entry)CONTINUING
4692.3Bachelor of Nursing (Graduate Entry)CONTINUING
4692.4Bachelor of Nursing (Graduate Entry)CURRENT

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