The Emergency Nursing - RN certificate is designed for RNs employed in and/or seeking to advance their practice in emergency nursing. You will learn nursing assessment; evidence-informed nursing interventions; and how to develop collaborative and consultative partnerships with clients, their support systems and other health-care practitioners. You will develop high-level critical thinking, care planning, leadership and professional practice skills.
Please note that the courses in this certificate need to be taken in a specific order. Check that you have obtained the necessary pre-requisite prior to registering for a course. Learners without the necessary pre-requisites will be removed from courses and charged the administrative fee.
This certificate is based on the Canadian Nurses Association (CNA) competencies for emergency nurses and completion of the certificate academically prepares students for the Emergency Nursing Certification Exam.
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|Course Name||2022/2023 Academic Year||2023/2024 Academic Year||2024/2025 Academic Year|
|CORN 510: Cardiology Nursing- Level 1|
|CORN 511: Cardiology Nursing - Level 2|
|EMGY 510: Emergency Nursing - Introduction|
|EMGY 511: Emergency Nursing - Adult and Older Adult|
|EMGY 512: Emergency Nursing - Pediatrics and Women|
|EMGY 513: Emergency Nursing - Special Populations|
|EMGY 514: Emergency Nursing - Trauma|
|EMGY 517: Emergency Nursing - Clinical Practicum for the RN|
|POST 500: Patient Assessment - Post Graduate|
The clinical component of the Emergency Nursing Program will provide the nurse with an opportunity to integrate the knowledge and skills learned in the preceding theory components of the Emergency Nursing Program. Emphasis will be on the management of life threatening emergencies of the cardiac, respiratory, and neurological systems. The Emergency Department and its effect on patients and health care providers will be assessed and the standards of Emergency Nursing practice will be emphasized. The student will be assigned a preceptor who will evaluate the student's nursing practice while in the clinical area. The preceptor will evaluate the student according to the clinical objectives and standards of Emergency Nursing.
The Emergency Nursing-RN clinical is 150 hours and must be completed within a 3-month term. Nurses are required to do two shifts weekly following their preceptor's schedule.
Here is the link for Health Clearance requirements Health Clearance which may take three months for you to complete. Once your Health Clearance is completed you may register for the clinical course.
This theoretical course is designed to assist nurses to refine their assessment skills to a higher level in order to obtain data to complete the health history and physical examination of a variety of adult clients. Assessment throughout the lifespan along with cultural and spiritual differences of adult clients will be discussed. The content will focus on culture and diversity, communication and therapeutic nurse or client relationships, safety, interviewing, history-taking, pain and physical and psychosocial assessments. The following systems respiratory, cardiovascular gastrointestinal, genito-urinary, musculoskeletal and neurological will be examined across the lifespan. Emphasis will focus on differentiating normal from abnormal findings to assist the nurse to move appropriately from data collection to nursing diagnosis. Students are expected to take an active role in group discussion, assessment, demonstrations and practice. The learning format will include in-class and online methodologies, such as lectures, reflective practice, case studies, demonstrations and critical discussions.
Why study in our Hybrid courses?
Hands-on learning with instructors and online theory
Practice ‘real scenarios’ in our state-of-the-art labs
Make connections with instructors and peers
for an enriched learning experience
Condensed courses to help fast-track you into your career
Receive regular feedback to improve your skills
Students report high level of confidence after our simulation lab experiences
Why study in our Online Courses?
Easy-to-navigate modules for student-focused learning
14 week courses allow for achievable timelines
Synchronous lessons throughout courses
Instructor available for individual student questions, in a variety of formats
Various assessments such as videos, interactive quizzes
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