Autumn session, 2017

92330 Complex Nursing Care: Medical Surgical

58 pages

12,578 words



Extensive notes from lectures, online learning material, and readings

Week Two
Cardiology Teaching Package: University of Nottingham
ECG lead placement
Chapter 41 Medication Administration - Patient controlled analgesia or other syringe driven medication
Chest drains - Underwater seal drainage management
Complex wound dressing
Lecture - Trauma, accidents and injury

Week Three
Pain Assessment
Neurovascular Assessment
Chapter 59 Blood Transfusion
Chapter 59 Nursing Management: Musculoskeletal trauma and orthopaedic surgery
Lecture - The Postoperative Trauma Patient and Pain Management

Week Four
Arterial Blood Gas
Cardiovascular Assessment
ECG Interpretation
Airway management
Lecture - Advanced life support

Week Five
Haemodynamic Instability - Shock
Blood transfusion reactions
Lecture - Complexities with medication administration

Week Seven
Central Venous Access Device (CVAD)
Negative Pressure Wound Therapy (NPWT)
Lecture - Wound healing & complex wound management

Week Eight
Abdominal Assessment
Nasogastric Tube Management
Paralytic Ileus
Venous Thromboembolism (VTE)
Lecture - Managing co-morbidities in acute care

Week 9
Heparin Infusion
Parenteral Infusion (TPN)
Lecture - Deciding to call a MET/rapid response

Week Ten
Unconscious Patient Airway Management