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Nursing - Intensive Care Nursing

Unit of study table

In this course teaching and learning takes place in accordance with the University’s approved semesters and teaching blocks, and as set out in the Sydney Nursing School Academic Calendar, approved by Academic Board.

Master of Intensive Care Nursing

Students must complete 60 credit points, including:
(a) 36 credit points of core units of study; and
(b) 12 credit points of elective units of study; and
(c) a 12 credit point capstone core unit of study.

Graduate Diploma in Intensive Care Nursing

Students must complete 48 credit points, including:
(a) 36 credit points of core units of study; and
(b) 12 credit points of elective units of study.

Graduate Certificate in Intensive Care Nursing

Students must complete 24 credit points of core units of study.
The attendance pattern for the graduate certificate is part-time only.

 

Unit of study Credit points A: Assumed knowledge P: Prerequisites
C: Corequisites N: Prohibition

Core - Graduate Certificate in Intensive Care Nursing

NURS5012
Assessment and Clinical Judgement
6  
NURS5059
Foundations of Clinical Practice
6  
NURS5055
Intensive Care Nursing Practice
6 P NURS5059
NURS5060
Complexity of Critical Illness and Injury
6  

Core - Master of Intensive Care Nursing and Graduate Diploma in Intensive Care Nursing

NURS5012
Assessment and Clinical Judgement
6  
NURS5059
Foundations of Clinical Practice
6  
NURS5069
Evidence and Knowledge Translation
6  
NURS5061
Expanding Nursing Practice
6  
NURS5055
Intensive Care Nursing Practice
6 P NURS5059
NURS5060
Complexity of Critical Illness and Injury
6  

Electives - Master of Intensive Care Nursing and Graduate Diploma in Intensive Care Nursing

Students must undertake 12 credit points from the following list. Students will take 6 credit points in semester 1 and 6 credit points in semester 2.
Students who intend to undertake the Capstone Core unit NURS5080 (Research) are advised to complete a research elective in place of one of the options below. Consult with the Course Coordinator for advice regarding subject choice.
NURS5070
Creating a Culture of Safety and Quality
6  
NURS5071
Contemporary Health Leadership
6  
NURS5100
Interprofessional Engagement With Families
6 A Completion of a clinical undergraduate qualification if not a postgraduate student in Sydney Nursing School
NURS5097
Primary Health Care
6  
NURS5098
Chronic Illness Management
6  
NURS5044
Exploring Nursing Practice
6  

Capstone core units

Students who intend to undertake the Capstone Core unit NURS5080 (Research) are advised to complete a research elective. Consult with the Course Coordinator for advice regarding subject choice.
NURS5078
Capstone (Workplace)
12 P 42 credit points
NURS5080
Capstone (Research)
12 P 42 credit points and NURS5069