GCRC720 Rural Emergency Nursing Care: Knowledge and Theory

GCRC720 Rural Emergency Nursing Care: Knowledge and Theory
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CodeTitleLevelCreditsEstimated Hours
GCRC720-18-T3 Rural Emergency Nursing Care: Knowledge and Theory
(Online)
7 5 50

To enable students to further develop theoretical knowledge required in the identification, assessment, and nursing management of the collapsed adult patient in an emergency or trauma situation.

GCRC720-18-T3Course topics include:

  •  Physiological mechanisms involved in homeostasis
  •  Biomechanics and mechanism of injury
  •  Pathophysiology as a basis for signs and symptoms of cardiogenic, circulatory and anaphylactic shock, traumatic musculoskeletal, spinal and brain injuries
  •  Interpretation of assessment data – making the link between homeostasis and nursing observations

 

This course is tailored for Registered Nurses working in rural areas, including GP practices and rural hospital.


Learning Activities

The course will be delivered on line using library resources, web-based resources, video-clips, and discussion groups.  Access to a computer and broadband is required: if you send emails and like computer work, you can easily undertake this course.