USQ LogoCourse specification
The current and official versions of the course specifications are available on the web at //
Please consult the web for updates that may occur during the year.

ANP5003 Emergency Care

Units : 1
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Health, Engineering and Sciences
School or Department : School of Health, Nursing and Midwifery


Pre-requisite: Students must be enrolled in one of the following Programs: MNRS or PCNP or PDEV or SING


This course specifically focuses on emergency nursing care of adults and children in rural and/or remote contexts. Within this context, advanced nursing skills are essential to ensure optimum outcomes for the client. These skills ensure that timely, appropriate assessment, intervention and referral for continuity of care occur in the absence of support services. This course is designed to embed advanced nursing practice skills and graduate skills to promote critical thinking and decision making for autonomous and accountable practice, within specified legal parameters. Students may be required to complete one week of clinical experience if they are not currently working in a rural or remote nursing setting or emergency care area. All students will be required to submit current competency in the skills of Advanced Life Support, Intravenous access, immobilisation techniques and Wound Closure . These skills can be undertaken at the residential school. Students will be required to meet the Advanced Nursing Practice Competencies provided in their workbooks.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 1, 2014 External