Respiratory Failure and Ventilatory Support

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NURS 8628NEF

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RESPIRATORY FAILURE AND VENTILATORY SUPPORT

NURS 8628NEF

Course Guide

RESPIRATORY FAILURE AND VENTILATORY SUPPORT

Course Start Date
Aut 2024
Course Level
Postgraduate
Length in Terms
1 term
Credits
3
Language
English
Fees ($) (including lab fees)
Future Terms
Quota and Schedule
Course Start Date
Course LevelLength in TermsCredits
Language
Fees ($) (including lab fees)
Future Terms
Aut 2024
Postgraduate1 term3
English

Course Coordinator:

Yvonne Yu Hoi-un, BN(Hons), MN, Dip.(Critical Care Nursing) (CUHK); Cert.(Infection Control) (HKU); RN

Course Developer:

Edward SZETO Lok Chun

COMP 4500SED Applied Computing Project is a two-term, six-credit-unit, 4000-level course within the Bachelor of Computing with Honours in Internet Technology (BCITH) programme suite and the Bachelor of Science with Honours in Computing and Networking (BSCICNH) programme suite. It is a compulsory course for BCITH and BSCICNH. Students will carry out a non-trivial computing project under supervision.

Mandatory prerequisite(s)

Students are required to have studied courses COMP 3110SED and COMP 3590SED before studying this course.

Aims

This course aims to equip students with diverse ventilatory knowledge and skills crucial for providing ventilatory care for clients of complex respiratory problem with evidence-based practices.

Contents

  1. Respiratory failure and acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS)
  2. Tracheostomy care and suctioning
  3. Management of respiratory failure with assisted ventilation
    1. Invasive mechanical ventilation and related nursing care
    2. Non-invasive mechanical ventilation and related nursing care
    3. Update of respiratory care for patients with ventilation support
    4. Nursing management on prevention of Ventilator Associated Pneumonia (VAP)
    5. Home invasive and non-invasive ventilation programme
  4. Care of patients receiving hyperbaric oxygen therapy (HBOT)
  5. Use of extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO)

Learning support

Lectures, seminars, laboratory sessions, simulation training and clinical visit

Assessment

Continuous assessment includes a presentation and written test; examination includes an individual assignment.

Electronic submission of assignments is allowed.

Online requirement

Access to OLE

Equipment and Software

A computer with a word-processing software, preferably Microsoft Word, installed.

Software

Students will need access to a computer with the Windows operating system.

Set book(s)

To be included in the course materials

Students with disabilities or special educational needs

Students with serious impairment of sight or manual dexterity may find it difficult to follow this course. Course and supplementary materials are not available on tape. You are encouraged to seek advice from the Course Coordinator before enrolling on this course.