Critical Care Nursing Major

Description: A program that prepares registered nurses to provide specialized care to patients with life-threatening problems, including those in intensive care facilities and on life support. Includes instruction in adult, neonatal, and pediatric critical care; technical skills; patient monitoring and assessment; normal and abnormal readings; and troubleshooting. Is Critical Care Nursing the right major for you?
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Critical Care Nursing Major

What Courses Do Critical Care Nursing Majors Take?

The required and elective courses you would take for Critical Care Nursing majors vary considerably among institutions. Courses are listed here that are illustrative of the breadth of topics you are likely to experience were you to major in this field.

  • Critical Care Techniques
  • Patient Assessment

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