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CRIT5014: Resource Limited Critical Care

2022 unit information

Critical care practitioners in Australia often volunteer or are involved in crisis responses, educational interventions or providing clinical care for patients in low or middle income countries. This unit of study examines appropriate health care interventions (clinical care, education and research) in these resource limited settings. Experienced critical care practitioners working in Australia, Asia- Pacific and African regions will guide students understanding of the ethical, logistical, clinical, educational and research challenges of working in these environments.

Unit details and rules

Managing faculty or University school:

Critical Care

Code CRIT5014
Academic unit Critical Care
Credit points 6
Assumed knowledge:

At the completion of this unit, you should be able to:

  • LO1. Describe different types of emergency and critical care international opportunities and projects
  • LO2. Discuss health workforce and workplace issues in resource limited settings and acknowledge and appreciate cultural issues
  • LO3. Address preparation and logistical issues about working in resource limited environments, including personal, health, family, financial and security concerns
  • LO4. Introduce and discuss key clinical issues pertinent to resource limited critical care
  • LO5. Explore some of the common professional, ethical, and cultural challenges in clinical emergency scenarios
  • LO6. Reflect on topics regarding education, research and advocacy in resource limited critical care.

Unit availability

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There are no availabilities for this year.
Session MoA ?  Location Outline ? 
Semester 1 2020
Online Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney
Semester 1 2021
Online Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney
Semester 1 2022
Online Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney

Modes of attendance (MoA)

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