This unit of study is designed to facilitate the development of the audiometry nurse’s understanding of the hearing process and client assessment. Content covered within this unit of study includes the anatomy, physiology and pathology of hearing, alterations to hearing, assessment and monitoring hearing.
The purpose of this unit of study is to build on and consolidate knowledge achieved in the pre-requisite unit of study Applied neonatal physiology (071). Students are challenged to consider issues specifically related to assessment, growth and normal development of the neonate.
The purpose of this unit of study is to link evidence based nursing to clinical practice and by using a ‘principles’ approach to learning. You will have the opportunity to explore the concepts of acute and chronic pain.
This unit of study is designed to promote the development of advanced knowledge and skills in wound management.
The aim of this unit of study is to help students explore child development within the theory and context of the family’s bio-psychosocial and cultural environment.
This unit of study has been designed to develop the nurse’s ability to manage patients receiving various systemic therapies for cancer. Systemic treatment regimens i.e. cytotoxic therapy, biotherapy, targeted therapies, hormonal therapy and supportive therapies.
This unit of study is designed to explore issues specific to nursing practice in the cardiac critical care setting.
This unit of study is designed for both breast specialist and generalist nurses. The unit of study reviews normal anatomy and physiology of the breast in relation to pathological findings associated with the different types of breast cancer.
This unit of study addresses treatment options relevant to individuals diagnosed with breast cancer. Topics localised treatments such as surgery and radiotherapy, systemic treatments include chemotherapy, hormonal therapy, and biological modifiers.
This unit of study relates to haemopoeitic stem cell transplantation (peripheral blood and bone marrow) and includes physiology of transplant immunology, patient and donor transplant work up, review of common transplant protocols, treatment and management strategies. The psychological impact of transplantation is threaded throughout the unit of study and both acute and long-term effects of treatment explored.