Critical Care Training Center is proud to offer a Certificate of Completion for Critical Care Nursing. This class follows the content and curriculum outlined by the American Association of Critical Care Nursing and is designed to provide a knowledge base for a nurse to enter the practice of Critical Care Nursing.
This class follows the content and curriculum outlined by the American Association of Critical Care Nursing and is designed to provide a knowledge base for a nurse to enter the practice of Critical Care Nursing. Online case studies will be used to identify clinical issues and develop critical thinking skills. The course aims to equip the registered nurses with essential knowledge and skills to perform effectively and efficiently in the critical care discipline, to ensure the delivery of safe, holistic and quality care to patients. The certificate shows that the student has undertaken a comprehensive range of classes related to care of the patient. Upon completion graduates will develop the specialized skills and knowledge to become critical care nurse, and be prepared to recognize and support the unique characteristics of the critical care patient population. Upon completing the course, the participants will be getting the following certificates: Critical Care, Ventilator Pulmonary & Tracheostomy and ECG.
Critical care nursing is the field of nursing with a focus on the utmost care of the critically ill or unstable patients following extensive injury, surgery or life-threatening diseases. A critical care nurse, also sometimes referred to as an ICU nurse, is a type of nurse that provides care to patients that are in critical condition. These types of nurses may care for adults or children recovering from serious medical problems including illnesses and injuries. Critical care nurses are some of the most in demand nurses in this field.
The following content is covered by the Online Critical Care Course. Number of Quizzes are embedded in the course for self-assessment.
|Ch. 1 – Overview
Ch. 2 – Responses to Critical Illness
Ch. 3 – Ethical/ Legal Issues
Ch. 4 – Palliative/ End-of-Life Care
Ch. 11 – Organ Donation
Ch. 5 – Comfort & Sedation
Ch. 6 – Nutritional Support
|Ch. 9 – Ventilatory Support
Ch. 15 – Respiratory Failure
|Ch. 7 – Dysrhythmias
Ch. 8 – Hemodynamics
Ch. 10 – RRT and Code Management
|Ch. 12 – Shock
Ch. 13 – Cardiovascular Alterations
Ch. 16 – Acute Kidney Injury
|Ch. 18 – GI (carry over as needed)
Ch. 14 – Nervous System
Ch. 17 – Hematology & Immune
Ch. 19 – Endocrine (begin, may carry over)
|Ch. 20 – Surgical and Trauma
Ch. 21 – Burns
After the Final Exam, students shall complete the Evaluation Form for the certificates to be generated and sent to their emails. Original certificates shall be mailed by CCTC to the provided address within 48 hours after completion of the course.
*Class content may be altered as needed to ensure completion of content discussion. Content may be accelerated or carried over to another class. Depending on course set-up chapters may be moved to different days.