This certificate is designed for registered nurses (RNs) employed in intensive care, coronary care, neuro-intensive care or post-anesthetic units and/or seeking to advance their practice in critical care nursing. You will learn nursing assessment; evidence-informed nursing interventions; and how to develop collaborative and consultative partnerships with critical care clients, their support systems and other healthcare practitioners. You will also develop high-level critical thinking, care planning, leadership and professional practice skills.
This certificate is based on the Canadian Nurses Association (CNA) competencies for critical care nurses and completion of the certificate academically prepares the learner for the Critical Care Certification Exam.
Note: Patient Assessment (POST 500) is a required course in the Critical Care Nursing Certificate Program prior to clinical.
- Registered Nurse (RN)
|Course Name||Course Code||Offered|
|Coronary Care Nursing 1||CORN 501||Fall Winter Summer|
|Coronary Care Nursing 2||CORN 502||Fall Winter Summer|
|Critical Care Nursing: Clinical Component||RNCC 503||Fall Winter Summer|
|Hemodynamic Monitoring of the Critically Ill Patient||RNCC 502||Winter|
|Introduction to Critical Care Nursing||RNCC 501||Fall Summer|
|Nephrology Nursing 1||NEPH 500||Fall Winter Summer|
|Neuroscience Nursing||NEUR 500||Fall|
|Patient Assessment - Post Graduate||POST 500||Fall Winter Summer|
|Respiratory Nursing 1||RESP 500||Winter|