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Eligibility Criteria

  • GNM holding at least 2 years experience
  • B sc Nursing
  • English competency - 40% Marks in 10 + 2
  • Basic computer knowledge -MS Office

Course Duration

3 MONTHS

Course Content

  • Introduction to Cardiac Care Nursing
  • Review of Anatomy &Physiology of Heart
  • Medical and Surgical Morbidities, Diagnosis & Management
  • Valvular Disorders and their Management
  • Prevention & Control of Hospital Acquired Infections
  • Surveillance
  • Hand Hygiene Compliance
  • Biomedical Waste Management
  • Roles and Responsibilities of Cardiac Nurse
  • Management of Cardiac Care Unit

Course Highlights

  • Program pedagogy which includes Webinar, Student Faculty Chat by Subject Experts and Project Work.
  • Reference subject through E-library
  • Program materials developed by experts
  • Each block culminating into a qualifying assignment
  • Credit based teaching outcomes for global application

Learning Outcome

  • Outline the process of risk stratification and the assessment tools used to risk stratify patients.
  • Recognise the ethnic and racial differences in the prevalence and prognostic impact of cardiovascular disease in different populations.
  • Describe the aetiology, pathophysiology, assessment, and management of cardiovascular disorders and their comorbidities.
  • Explain the indications, physiological effects, nursing care, and complications of cardiovascular therapies including Infection Control Practices
  • Compare and contrast percutaneous intervention and surgical option for the treatment of coronary, valvular, and thoracic aortic disease.
  • Identify the barriers and explain the benefits, phases, and components to a successful cardiac rehabilitation program.
  • Explain the concepts of palliative care, and recommended strategies to improve palliative care for patients with advanced cardiovascular disease.

Evaluations and Grading

  • Evaluations will collate candidate performance based on Self Assessment, Term End Assessment, completion of Project Work , participation in Webinar , participation in student-faculty chat.
  • Grading will be done based on alphabetical grade point percentage.

Certification

At the end of the program the student will be awarded a Certification from Astron Institute of International Studies, Gurgaon.

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