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Intensive Care Nursing 1

To enable Registered Nurses to further develop their knowledge of health assessment, pathophysiology and health alterations, and to apply this to their nursing practice in intensive care.

Course Code GCIC701
Level 7
Credits 10


Examine nursing assessment and treatment modalities related to patients with a variety of respiratory related pathophysiology.

Analyse anatomy and physiology of the cardio-respiratory and renal systems and relate this to pathophysiology of health alterations.

Critically evaluate appropriate information in relation to the cardio-respiratory and renal systems, in order to inform nursing care and management of therapeutic interventions to enhance patient outcomes.

Delivered as part of the following programmes