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  • Overview

    Program Description

    The Emergency Nursing Declaration of Academic Achievement is designed to enable nurses to gain knowledge in emergency nursing.  This program enhances the participant's problem solving, decision making abilities and technical skills in emergency nursing including; emergency departments, urgent care centres and out posting settings.

  • Courses

    Program Requirements

    Level 1
    Take all of the following Mandatory Courses:
    Expected Availability
    Credits Fall Winter Summer
    System Specific Emerg Conditions-AdultNRSG-6043 4 No Yes
    This course begins with life-threatening airway, breathing, circulatory and neurological emergencies. The various types of shock will be addressed in depth. Each system will be discussed including psychiatric and obstetrical emergencies. Interpretation of laboratory reports will accompany the systems approach. Special attention will be given to the geriatric population.
    Paediatric & Adolescent EmergenciesNRSG-6044 2 Yes No
    This course provides opportunities for learners to develop an in-depth knowledge of the various emergencies that affect children. Specific information related to communication skills required to interview children and their parents, communicable and 'non' communicable disorders, child abuse, poisoning, and self-induced disorders such as attempted suicide, anorexia nervosa, and bulimia will be covered.
    Issues in Emergency NursingNRSG-1081 2 Yes No
    This introductory course within the emergency nursing program enables learners to identify and reflect common issues. Discussion topics include: professionalism, accountability, leadership, ethical concerns, legalities, adapting to change, interdisciplinary communication, decision-making, conflict resolution, assertiveness, stress management, advocacy, cultural diversity, quality improvement and public relations. The role of the Canadian Nurses Association in specialty certification is discussed..
    Clinical Foundations in Emergency CareNRSG-6042 2 No Yes
    This course addresses those aspects of Emergency nursing which contribute to its specialty status: triage, vascular access and fluid replacement, interfacility transfer and transport, abuse, neglect, assault, violence including violence in the Emergency Department, collection and preservation of evidence, pain and wound management.
    Basic ECG & 12 Lead InterpretationNRSG-6055 3 Yes Yes
    This course is designed for health care professionals employed in acute care facilities to learn basic ECG interpretation. Content includes related anatomy and physiology, components of the cardiac cycle, arrhythmias, therapies and electrical treatment.
    Program Residency
    Students Must Complete a Minimum of 4 credits in this
    program at Fanshawe College to meet the Program Residency
    requirement and graduate from this program