Programs

Critical Care/Emergency Nursing

Certificate of Achievement


The anatomic structure and physiologic function of the cardiovascular, respiratory, renal, neurologic and gastrointestinal systems are reviewed. In emergency nursing anatomy and physiology are integrated into the health history and physical assessment findings of the adult and pediatric emergency clients. Medical math and calculations, professionalism and interdisciplinary teamwork in relation to ER clients is examined. Critical care nursing integrates theory and application of clinical judgement related to specific disorders common to the critical care along with rare but life-threatening situations. Pathophysiology, relevant assessment findings, prioritization of problems, appropriate interventions and management; and pharmacological and technological interventions are discussed.

Instructional Hours

145 theory hours

Admission Requirements

RN, RPN, LPN, or graduate nurse with a temporary permit

It is highly recommended that applicants have recent direct patient care experience in a medical/surgical acute care, or similar setting

Winter 2019
Application Open: September 12, 2018
Application Deadline: January 09, 2019

Please allow 3-5 business days for your application to be processed.

Fees

There is no application fee for this program. Course and/or material fees or special fees are listed with individual courses and do not include supplies unless otherwise indicated.

Achievement

Certificate of Achievement

Completion Requirements

The passing grade is 75%.


Questions?

If you have any questions about your enrolment, contact us and we will be happy to assist you.

Centre for Professional Nursing Education
phone: 780-497-5188
toll-free: 1-888-497-9390
cpne@macewan.ca