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Cardio-Respiratory Emergency Nursing

To enable Registered Nurses to further develop knowledge and skills to care for patients with cardio-respiratory conditions in the emergency setting.

Course Code GCEN704
Level 7
Credits 5


Apply knowledge of cardio-respiratory anatomy, physiology and the pathophysiological impact of alteration(s) to nursing care of patients with cardio-respiratory conditions.

Critically analyse findings from a focussed cardio-respiratory assessment to prioritise and rationalise nursing interventions.

Analyse patient monitoring, diagnostic results and therapeutic interventions relating to patients with cardio-respiratory conditions.

Critically examine the collaborative management of patients presenting with cardio-respiratory conditions.

Delivered as part of the following programmes