pply comprehensive assessment and evidence-based clinical reasoning with initiative and judgment in theoretical, clinical and simulated environments related to critical care nursing

This assessment task will allow students to demonstrate completion of the following unit learning outcomes:

1.Demonstrate an understanding of the ‘deteriorating patient’ and patients being cared for in the critical care nursing environments of emergency department, coronary care unit, high dependency and intensive care, including related anatomy and physiology, pathophysiology, diagnostics, pharmacokinetics, pharmodynamics, the quality use of medicines and complementary therapies;

2. Apply comprehensive assessment and evidence-based clinical reasoning with initiative and judgment in theoretical, clinical and simulated environments related to critical care nursing;

3. Demonstrate the capacity to analyse, integrate and apply principles of ethical and legal practice to person-centered care in the critical care environment;

5. Further, develop an understanding of health professions’ roles and responsibilities when caring for the ‘deteriorating patient’ in the acute care setting and develop an understanding of health professional roles and interventions in critical care environments