Introduction to Emergency and Critical Care Nursing


Categories: Nursing
Includes lifetime access

Course Overview

Introduction to Emergency and Critical Care Nursing

In this course, emergency nursing and its scope of practice have been defined. The intent of the
document has been to theorize practice and provide direction to practitioners, educators,
researchers, and administrators, as well as to notify other health professions, legislators, and

the public about the participation in, and contribution to, health care by emergency nursing.


At the end of this course, participants will be able to provide the appropriate
emergency care for patients in emergency situations.
[1] Discuss basic principles of emergency care
[2] Describe categories of triage
[3] List the appropriate emergency drugs
[4] Classify life threatening condition in emergency department
[5] Identify the appropriate action for the emergency situation
[6] Prioritize action an according to the needs of the situation
[7] Assess the patient’s condition and identify the problem
[8] Perform prompt and effective resuscitation for seriously ill or injured patients
[9] Provide effective emergency care for patients with medical & surgical emergencies
[10] Demonstrate technical skills in managing patients with different types of trauma
Communicate effectively with patients and their families, and other colleagues
[11] Demonstrate decision-making skills in emergency situations

[12] Develop leadership skills


Module 1 – Emergency and Medical Emergency
Module 2 – Medicine and Emergency Medicine
Module 3 – Organization of EMD (Emergency Management Department) and disaster
management plan in emergency
Module 4 – Organization of Emergency MS (Emergency Medical Services)
Module 5 – Legal Aspects of Emergency Medicine Nursing
Module 6 – Quiz
Module 7 – Power Point Presentation

Certification Exam/ Assessment



  • Nursing students
  • Nursing Educators
  • Professionals
  • Trainers
  • Any other stakeholder who is interested in learning the Basics of Emergency and Critical Care Nursing

Level: Beginners

Language: English


Progress will be tested by way of quizzes and assignments at the end of each Module. Learners
must attempt the exam at the end of the course and secure at least 50% marks to obtain course



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