Cert VN ECC
The Cert VN ECC is a further education course that’s been designed to build on and develop your existing nursing skills and knowledge, with the intention of enhancing patient care in emergency and critical care cases.
The course is divided into six core units, each containing three outcomes. Students are required to complete the coursework assignment portion of the certificate in order to be eligible to sit the final assessments.
|Unit title||Outcome 1||Outcome 2||Outcome 3|
|Approach to the Emergency Patient||Triage & CPR||Shock, vascular access & intravenous fluids||Emergency Diagnostics|
|Supporting the Emergency & Critical Care Patient||Monitoring the critical patient||Nursing the critical patient||Anaesthesia and analgesia|
|Emergency Medicine 1||Cardiovascular emergencies||Respiratory emergencies||Haematological & haemostatic emergencies|
|Emergency Medicine 2||GIT & medical abdominal emergencies||Endocrine emergencies||Urogenital emergencies|
|Emergency Medicine 3||Neurological & ophthalmic emergencies||Small mammals, birds & reptile emergencies||Intoxications|
|Emergency Surgical Procedures||Emergency wound management||ENT & thoracic surgical emergencies||Abdominal surgical emergencies|
Approximate length of completion for the course is 18 months, with intakes every six months in April and October. For more details of what you can expect from the course just click on the example Coursework and Assessment Calendar.