There will be a $60 fee upon acceptance into the program
This course focuses on determining priorities of care in the assessment of ill or injured emergency patients. Topics include triage, assessment, and management of shock; fluid resuscitation; and stabilization of respiratory, neurologic, thoracic, and abdominal injuries. The class emphasizes instruction in initial assessment and baseline data gathering for nurses with little experience in an emergency department setting.
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.
***IMPORTANT: THIS COURSE IS FOR EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT NURSING CERTIFICATE STUDENTS ONLY
***AFTER COMPLETING PARTS I & II YOU NEED TO OBTAIN EXPLICIT PERMISSION FROM INSTRUCTOR TO ARRANGE PRECEPTORSHIP
***ONCE YOU HAVE INSTRUCTOR APPROVAL, CONTACT S4GRIFFITH@UCSD.EDU FOR ENROLLMENT INSTRUCTIONS
Demonstrate your familiarity with the equipment and monitoring devices used in an Emergency Department. Complete this course in your own workplace or in another facility under the guidance of a mentor. In addition to a preceptorship checklist, students must possess a current Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Certificate and Hepatitis B vaccine to enroll in the preceptorship. Participants learn splinting, using auto-transfusing equipment and experience being an integral part of an emergency team. Interested students should email email@example.com or call 858-534-9262 for information on required paperwork. Requirement for Specialized Certificate in Emergency Department Nursing.
Note prerequisite: completion of Emergency Department Nursing Part I and II and permission of instructor.
From the 'Apply Now' button, login to your student account, complete the online application, and pay the application fee if applicable.
It is preferable that you create an account before proceeding if you have not already done so.
Candidates are encouraged to apply in the certificate program as early as possible to take advantage of program benefits.
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Healthcare & Behavioral Sciences. Call 858-534-9262 or Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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