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Emergency 3: Special populations (3 points)


Leader: Ms J Martin & Mr F Marino

Gippsland Second semester 2003 (Day)
Peninsula Second semester 2003 (Day)
Gippsland Second semester 2004 (Day)
Peninsula Second semester 2004 (Day)

Synopsis: This unit will enable the student to develop the knowledge & skills necessary to effectively manage groups with special needs within the Emergency Dept. These groups include: victims of violence; clients/patients experiencing acute psychiatric illness; clients/patients with developmental disabilities; drug & /or alcohol addicted clients/ patients. The unit also focuses on the nursing management related to the client's/patient's family & significant others within the emergency environment. The development of skills which will enable the student to provide support for clients/patients, families, and significant others through crisis and grief/loss situations will be facilitated.

Assessment: Individual learning contract 100%

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