Within the healthcare setting, the care and safety of patients are the primary responsibilities of nurses. Beyond providing support to doctors, these professionals carry out a range of functions that are critical to ensuring patients’ comfort, safety, and quick recovery. These functions may range from performing physical exams to administration of medications and other personalised interventions and supervising other healthcare personnel. As the nursing profession entails working directly with patients and other healthcare practitioners, it is imperative to be knowledgeable about healthcare procedures and practices, equipment, medications, and patient care. You can gain grounding on these subjects by studying this course.
The course will provide you an overview of the nursing profession, showing you the common functions the job entails, the skills and training to get into the profession, and what you can expect when you successfully get into this career path. Beyond these topics, the course will also cover basic patient care procedures and practices, common diseases and illnesses encountered in the practice, medication prescription and administration, health and safety awareness, and workplace communication, among other things.
The primary objectives of the nursing certification course are to: (a) deliver a comprehensive overview of the functions and skills required in the nursing profession; (b) take you through different healthcare procedures, so you are aware how they are carried out; (c) let you know about the vital role of nursing professionals in supporting both patients and other healthcare practitioners; (d) teach you about good nursing techniques and practices that are critical to ensuring patient safety and comfort; (e) familiarise you with some of the common diseases and illnesses encountered in the nursing practice and let you know how they are diagnosed, prevented and treated; and (f) prepare you to sit for nursing exams.