Develop advanced knowledge and clinical proficiency in nursing critically ill patients.
1 year full-time
About this course
The Graduate Certificate in Critical Care Nursing is designed to provide the theoretical foundations of nursing science, together with clinical knowledge and skills.
What you will learn
analyse critically, and evaluate advanced concepts of specialty nursing practice; integrate expert knowledge and integrated understanding to demonstrate competency at a level in accordance with specialty competency standards
critically analyse, reflect on and synthesise the environmental, physical and psychosocial aspects of the individual for effective clinical decision making; recognise own abilities and level of professional competence
investigate, analyse and synthesise complex evidence and scientific literature to inform decision making in specialty practice
integrate advanced communication skills within a legal and ethical framework related to complex clinical issues in area of specialty; interpret and transmit knowledge, skills and ideas to specialist and non-specialist audiences
effectively anticipate, plan for and use complex technology applications relevant to specialty practice
integrate autonomous, expert judgement, adaptability and responsibility as a lifelong learner in specialty practice; participate in research and critically appraise research findings and incorporate evidence based knowledge into clinical practice
critically appraise, evaluate and incorporate national and global health issues and strategic health care directions into specialty nursing practice
incorporate culturally aware and respectful specialty care to multicultural groups and indigenous communities
incorporate advanced theoretical and specialist knowledge and judgment, including advanced leadership and autonomy into specialty practice; work professionally in specialty practice demonstrating expert judgement, leadership and independence as a nurse in area of specialty; act as an experienced positive role model to peers and other members of the healthcare team
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