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.
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.
This unit of study takes a case study approach to clinical assessment to promote a better understanding of the ageing process, theories of ageing and changes in physiology. It is designed to provide the student with the skills and knowledge that will be needed to effectively assess older people.
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.
Studying the Graduate Certificate in Stomal Therapy Nursing with ACN will provide you with the knowledge and skills for the provision and coordination of evidenced based care for patients who are referred to a stomal therapy nurse.
Studying with ACN will help you build your career as a Perioperative Nurse by providing you the background skills and knowledge to provide holistic, patient-centred care during anaesthesia, surgery and recovery. It promotes an in depth understanding of complex perioperative issues as they relate to patient outcomes.
Studying the Graduate Certificate in Paediatric Nursing Studies with ACN will provide you with the principles of acute paediatric nursing in order to improve your knowledge and skills for the provision and coordination of evidenced based collaborative care.