Fundamentals of Critical Care Nursing (FCCN)

This course is designed exclusively for the nursing personnel working in critical care, emergency and acute care settings highlighting the knowledge and skills along with aptitude required to manage a critically ill patient effectively.
  • Didactic Sessions

  • Interactive Discussion

  • Hands on Demonstration

  • Simulated practice

  • Case based discussions

  • Question & Answer

  • Debate on practice related issues

  • Panel Discussion

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  • History & Evolution of Critical Care Nursing

  • The Challenges & problems faced & role of a Critical Care Nurse (CCN)

  • Basic Principles of monitoring a critically ill patient

  • General holistic care of a patient

  • Basic Principles of Organ Support

  • Nursing Management of Disease specific problems

  • Care of Invasive & Non-invasive lines

  • Secretion Management

  • Care of Skin

  • Care of a patient in Invasive & non-invasive ventilation support

  • Haemodynamic monitoring

  • Sample collection technique

  • Outline of cardiopulmonary resuscitation

  • Junior Nurse working in critical care & emergency units

  • Senior nurse with a desire to specialize in critical & acute care

  • Nurse In charge

  • Nurse Educator

  • Nurse Mentor

This is a 2 days course for nursing professionals who want to enhance their knowledge, skill and competency in the field of critical care nursing.

The course may be endorsed by ISCCM State Branch & can also yield CNE points on application.