Critical Care Nursing

Critical care nursing focuses on the best possible quality care for the critically ill patients. This course aims to provide knowledge on some important concepts related to critical care nursing.

Introduction of the course Critical care nursing focuses on the best possible quality care for the critically ill patients. Nurses working in critical care areas should be skilled enough to assess & monitor the patient, provide urgent care and safeguard the patient from any potential infections or complications. This course aims to provide knowledge on some important concepts related to critical care nursing. Course Objectives: By the end of the module the nurse will be able to:

  • Analyze and interpret ECG readings
  • Apply the knowledge related to fluid and electrolyte balance while caring for patients
  • Effectively counsel the patients & patient relatives
  • Demonstrate skills in back care and pressure sore management, oxygen administration and ryles tube feeding
  • Recognize the abnormalities in ABG analysis
  • Demonstrate skills in performing CPR and using the AED
  • Discuss causes and types of head injury and ICP monitoring
  • Assess level of consciousness using Glasow coma scale
  • Explain the management if critically ill patients
  • Effectively manage stress at work place

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