This course focuses on the medical and psychological emergencies that are frequently found in the emergency department. Topics include violence as it relates to the emergency department (staff and patients), substance abuse, toxicological emergencies, environmental emergencies, and disaster nursing. General medical emergencies, obstetrical emergencies, pediatric emergencies, and psychiatric emergencies are areas that will also be covered.
Note: Prerequisite: Students must be registered nurses or vocational nurses. Textbook is required. The course length is six weeks, starting from the date the student receives his/her password by email.
Other Credit: BRN: 35 CE Hrs.
Course Number: NURS-40002 Credit: 3.5 units