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NU7541: Nursing Care and Management of Critically Ill with Multi System Dysfunction (10 ECTS)

Learning Outcomes

Following completion of this module the student should be able to:

  • Identify & critically evaluate the current research in order to promote evidenced based care for the critically ill patient with cardiac, respiratory and multi- system dysfunction.
  • Select and implement in-depth specialist knowledge for nursing care/innovative treatments for the critically ill patient with cardiac, respiratory and multi- system dysfunction.
  • Provide appropriate nursing/psychosocial/pharmacological support mechanisms for the critically ill patient with cardiac, respiratory and multi- system dysfunction.
  • Maintain effective collaboration with the multidisciplinary team to care for the critically ill patient with cardiac, respiratory and multi- system dysfunction.
  • Evaluate information technology, sources of information and innovative treatments that support the management of the critically ill patient with cardiac, respiratory and multi- system dysfunction

Module Learning Aims & Rationale

This Msc/Pg Diploma in Nursing (Intensive Care Strand) programme will help nurses to critically discuss the management of patients with complex medical and surgical conditions.