This course is designed to assist the Registered Nurse develop knowledge and skills in the care of cardiac patients. This two semester Post-graduate certificate program prepares Nurses with additional knowledge and skills to competently care for individuals experiencing cardiovascular illness. The combined theory and clinical courses provide the knowledge, skills, and judgment to practice safely in an acute coronary care setting. The students have the opportunity to apply their new knowledge to application exercises and case study analysis.
Graduates from this program can work in an intensive unit treating patients who have cardiovascular disease.