This unit will introduce students to pain assessment and management, fundamental pharmacology, basic ECG interpretation and analysis, pathophysiology, the safe use of equipment, and patient records and other practice documentation, and will also incorporate relevant aspects of the National Safety and Quality Health Service standards (NSQHS). Students will integrate, consolidate and extend knowledge from prior units of study whilst applying skills and behaviours in a culturally safe manner. Students will be encouraged to participate in safe and effective communication and critical self-reflection throughout the unit to allow for continued student development.
On successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:
RECOMMENDED TEXTS: Curtis, K., Ramsden, C., Shaban, R., Fry, M. & Considine, J. (2019). Emergency and trauma care for nurses and paramedics. 3rd edition. Elsevier.
This unit is studied as part of the following course(s):