This certificate is designed for registered nurses (RNs) employed in intensive care, coronary care, neuro-intensive care or post-anesthetic units and/or seeking to advance their practice in critical care nursing. You will learn nursing assessment; evidence-informed nursing interventions; and how to develop collaborative and consultative partnerships with critical care clients, their support systems and other health-care practitioners. You will also develop high-level critical thinking, care planning, leadership and professional practice skills.
This certificate is based on the Canadian Nurses Association (CNA) competencies for critical care nurses and completion of the certificate academically prepares the student for the Critical Care Certification Exam.
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|CORN 510: Cardiology Nursing- Level 1|
|CORN 511: Cardiology Nursing - Level 2|
|NEPH 510: Nephrology Nursing - Renal Disorders and Kidney Disease Management|
|NEUR 510: Neuroscience Nursing|
|NEUR 511: Neuroscience Critical Care|
|POST 500: Patient Assessment - Post Graduate|
|RESP 510: Respiratory Nursing|
|RESP 511: Respiratory - Critical Care|
|RNCC 501: Introduction to Critical Care Nursing|
|RNCC 502: Hemodynamic Monitoring of the Critically Ill Patient|
|RNCC 513: ICU Level 3 Nursing - Clinical Practicum|