This Diploma program involves both theoretical as well as practical portion to be completed in predefined duration. It is designed for working professional Nurses as RN and RNRM and gives them advanced skills related to nursing care and skills suitable for critical care. After this course, they can work for critical care centers and even can educate other nurses for the same. The course also develops better skills in critical reasoning and improves their problem solving attitude. Candidate learns to analyses the health in terms of critique care.
Admission procedures can be varied depending upon the institute candidate is interested. This may include an entrance test and interview of candidates. This can be simple on the basis of marks obtained in previous qualification.
In normal course, the course is having 1 year duration. Many institutes offer this course in part time and weekend classes. In that case, the course is completed on the basis of credits. Candidates need to complete all 32 credits for completion of this course.
This Diploma course is for working professionals in the field of Nursing. Candidates who have done their GNM, Bachelor of Science or Masters of Science with specialization in Nursing are eligible for this course. Candidates from any other equivalent course are also eligible.
Further study options
After completion of this course, professionals will be having better opportunities in terms of career. Still if someone wants to explore more, higher study in the same field can be pursued which may include course like Advance diploma or specialization in medical instruments handling, etc.
Some short term courses of Pharmacists can also be pursued.
This course has different modules like Core modules, specialist modules and clinical practice modules. Course contains study of Research Methodologies and related theories. Candidates learn about critical care for problems related to Cardiovascular Pathway, related diseases, Cardiac Rehabilitation and even heart failure. They learn about hemodynamic monitoring, respiratory assessment and get cardiovascular nursing practice. The course includes practice part to give an experience of handling critical patients.
Some important topics like Core Principles of Care for the Critically Ill Patient, Advanced Concepts in Specialty Nursing Practice, Advanced Physiology and Patient Assessment, etc are included in the course.
Candidates can work as Clinical Nurse Specialist, Emergency Nursing, Pediatric Nursing, Telemetry Nursing, etc. They can also work in sectors like Public Health, Community Health, Rehabilitation Centers, Surgery and Operating Theatre.
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