The primary objectives of this certificate are to provide:
advanced knowledge and skills in the specialty of critical-care nursing to registered nurses and student nurses about to enter the workforce.
the opportunity for nurses working in or intending to work in any acute-care area of nursing to increase skills and knowledge in critical care to meet the growing challenge of providing care to increasingly sick patients within the managed-healthcare environment.
ncreased marketability of graduates from this program in a market where critical-care skills are valued.
To earn the certificate, you must:
fulfill the requirements of IPFW (see Part 7).
be a licensed RN. (Students enrolled in second-year nursing courses in the IPFW nursing program may participate with permission of the certificate program coordinator.)
complete the following courses with a C or better: