Emergency and Trauma Nursing

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Emergency and trauma - Specialty Short Course for Professional Development


About the Course

The course provides an educational introduction to experienced registered nurses and also provide newly graduate nurses with introductory educational opportunities specific to the role of the emergency and trauma nurse to facilitate professional growth and development in this specialised field of nursing


Eligibility

This course is open to all nurses in Australia or overseas


Topics included

  • Introduction to emergency and trauma nursing
  • Safety & quality in emergency nursing
  • Principles of assessment in emergency nursing
  • Eye, dental, ear, nose & throat emergencies
  • Neurological & neuromuscular emergencies
  • Cardiovascular emergencies
  • Respiratory emergencies
  • Gastrointestinal emergencies
  • Renal & genitourinary emergencies
  • Orthopaedic & neurovascular emergencies
  • Endocrine Emergencies
  • Obstetrics & hynaecological emergencies

Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the course the student are expected to be able to:

  • Understand the principles and scope of emergency and trauma nursing
  • Describe safety and quality issues presented in emergency and trauma nursing, describe the advanced assessment skills required for nursing practice
  • Describe the pathophysiology, care and management of conditions
  • Discuss the role of technology in the management and care of the patient
  • Develop knowledge, problem solving ability and aptitude for safe and effective practice
  • Understand the legal and ethical issues relevant to emergency and trauma nursing
  • Understand the emotional and spiritual support required for the ill patient and their family
  • Understand the role of the nurse in patient and family education

On successful completion of course, students will receive a certificate of completion and 40 CPD hours

* Students are advised to reconfirm their CPD hours depending on country of registration.


Fees

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AUD $1850.00
 
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