Diploma in Clinical Nursing Skills - Revised

Learn crucial clinical nursing skills and knowledge of anatomy and physiology for treating diseases and disorders.

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This free online nursing course teaches essential nursing concepts, from anatomy and physiology to clinical nursing skills, which are necessary for treating a variety of conditions. Along with reviewing important concepts used in the nursing profession, the course also teaches the duties and responsibilities nurses have for ensuring their patients a comfortable recovery. Learn more about nurses’ crucial role healthcare systems, today.





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The course covers essential knowledge and skills used within the nursing profession. First, you will be given a simple runthrough of human anatomy and physiology, in order to understand the pathophysiology of different conditions that affect systems of the body. Next, you will learn about the different diagnostic procedures nurses use for singling out conditions. This will help you deliver competent nursing care for patients suffering from a variety of different diseases and conditions.

Next, you will learn about common and important conditions a patient may suffer from, ranging from cardiovascular problems to conditions in the nervous system, and including hypertension, multiple sclerosis, and diabetes. Here, you will learn to identify symptoms and recognize abnormalities in diagnostic readings. The course will then discuss some of the most common pharmaceutical interventions used to treat different conditions. Here, you will learn about the most common side effects, adverse reactions, and the pharmacokinetics of particular drugs.

This course is a perfect study-aid for both student nurses and practicing nurses looking to develop their careers, and can also be used as a refresher by registered nurses with several years of experience. By the end of the course, you will have boosted your nursing skills and be aware of the best practices conducted in top healthcare facilities today. So get started today and get a quick upgrade to your nursing ability.

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Understanding the Cardiovascular System

Cardiovascular Surgery – Caring for the Patient

Nursing and the Respiratory System

Disorder of the Respiratory System

Diploma in Clinical Nursing Skills – First Assessment

Physiology of Digestion

Diagnostic and Intubation

Gastrointestinal Diseases

The Function of the Central Nervous System

Diagnostics and Care Procedures

Nervous System Disorders

Diploma in Clinical Nursing Skills – Second Assessment

Course assessment

Learning Outcomes

Having completed this course you will be able to:

  • Describe the anatomy and physiology of the cardiovascular system
  • Describe the anatomy and physiology of the respiratory system
  • Explain the disorders which can affect the hepato-biliary system
  • Identify the signs and symptoms of diabetes
  • Identify the symptoms of hyperglycemia
  • Explain the different types of cranial nerve disorders
  • Describe the different types of diagnostic procedures used to evaluate cranial, spinal and brain injuries
  • Explain the steps to take in medical and nursing management treatment of degenerative neurological diseases


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