School Of Nursing And Midwifery

Applied Clinical Practice using SimulationWestern Sydney University Unit Code: 401204.1


Student Contribution Band: 1

Level: 7

Credit Points: 10

Assumed Knowledge
A fundamental understanding in the areas of patient assessment skills, pathophysiology and pharmacology.

Unit Enrolment Restrictions
Students must be enrolled in a postgraduate or non-award course.

About this Unit
Components of skilled nursing practice in acute and critical care settings include clinical reasoning, accountability and patient advocacy. In this unit students will identify a complex case study from their current practice world as the basis for their assessment. This unit utilises clinical simulation and a case study approach to enable students to develop their clinical expertise in their individual workplace. Students will be required to participate in clinical simulation workshops which will be utilised to develop and enhance clinical nursing skills in acute or critical care settings.

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