Jun 23, 2024  
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ACCN 5501 - Critical Care Nursing: Foundations of Critical Care Nursing


Credit(s): 3
Lecture Hours Schedule Type: Online
This introductory course will explore foundational aspects of critical care nursing practice. Critical care practice, ethical and legal issues, and psychosocial, educational and cultural aspects of critical care nursing will be discussed to gain context of the critical care nursing role. The principles of physiology pertinent to critical care nursing will be reviewed to lay the foundation for more in-depth exploration of disease pathology and interventions. These include a review of cellular, pulmonary, cardiovascular, neurological, gastrointestinal, genitourinary and defence physiology.