Specialist Certificate in Nursing Practice
What will I study?
What you will learn
Expand scientific knowledge and understanding
You will learn about a range of medical conditions and diseases that affect adult patients admitted into hospital, including the pathophysiology of acute and chronic diseases, and understand the principles of how to assess and monitor patients’ response to evidence-based treatment strategies.
Provide high quality and safe patient care
You will gain the ability to critically analyse and critique health care interventions and treatment strategies, to provide high quality and safe patient care.
Evidence-based care of adult patients
You will gain a theoretical and practical understanding of how to meet the diverse needs of adult patients who are acutely ill.
To gain the Specialist Certificate in Nursing Practice you must complete 25 points comprising of:
- Two core subjects
The estimated hours required for each subject is approximately 21 hours per week, but this varies for each student and depends on your task management and planning, familiarity with the material, reading style and speed.
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