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

165 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 2022
Application Open: September 9, 2021
Application Deadline: January 3, 2022

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


There is no application fee for this program. Course prices include all materials and manuals.


Certificate of Achievement

Completion Requirements

The passing grade is 70%.


If you have any questions about your enrolment, or if you would prefer not to enrol online, contact us and we will be happy to assist you.

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The School of Continuing Education will move to Allard Hall at City Centre Campus Fall 2020.