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Undergraduate Bulletin 2006-2008 
Undergraduate Bulletin 2006-2008 [Archived Catalog]

Critical Care Nursing Certificate

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Program: Certificate
Department of Nursing
School of Health Sciences

Neff Hall B50 ~ 260-481-6816 ~ www.ipfw.edu/hsc_nur

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:

Nursing Core (5 credits)

  • NUR 362 - Acute Care Nursing Credits: 4

Supporting Courses (7 credits)

Approved Electives (3 credits)

(Credits in a course from nursing, SPEA, or the social sciences that better meets your goals may be substituted with the permission of the program coordinator)

Total Credits: 16–17

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