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Diploma in Nursing and Patient Care

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Diploma in Nursing and Patient Care
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  • Certification
  • The daily responsibility for the care of patients in a health care setting rests primarily with the nursing team. The modern nurse is a highly trained professional and can work in a wide variety of areas from community nursing to surgery.

    Alison's free online nursing diploma course provides an overview of the skills and techniques required in areas such as advanced patient hygiene procedures, environmental health and safety awareness, the role of the nurse in diet therapy and how to ensure patient safety and comfort in the adult care setting. Advanced principles of hygiene provides the learner with an overview of the functions, methods and techniques applied in providing adult patient care with particular emphasis on the daily bath, oral hygiene and the benefits of a back massage in patient comfort.

    Alison's certificate in nursing online course provides you with an overview of the vital role of the nursing professional in supporting both the patient and physician along with the procedures and techniques applied when performing the physical examination, the physical assessment, specimen collection and measurement of patient vital signs.

    This free online nursing Alison course will be of great interest to all health care professionals who would like to learn more about good nursing practices and techniques that help protect and maintain the health and safety of both nursing professional and patient in any health care setting. The course will also be of great interest to any learner who is planning a career in the area of nursing or other areas of the health care sector.

  • After completing this course, the learner will be able to:
    - Describe the role of the nurse in patient care and patient hygiene;
    - List health and safety measures for nurses;
    - Describe movement and exercise routines that nurses can utilize for improved patient care;
    - Summarize the role of the nurse in diet therapy;
    - Describe the role of the nurse in the physical examination of the patient.

  • All Alison courses are free to study. To successfully complete a course you must score 80% or higher in each course assessments. Upon successful completion of a course, you can choose to make your achievement formal by purchasing an official Alison Diploma or Certificate.

    Having an official Alison document is a great way to celebrate and share your success. It is:

    • Ideal to include with CVs, job applications and portfolios
    • A way to show your ability to learn and achieve high results

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