Nurses are one of the most reliable occupations in the world. They play an important role in the health sector and their requirements have increased over overtime. So B.Sc Nursing is the most sought after course. It is a basic course that trains and qualifies the students for the rudiments of nursing practice. After that their various specialisation course can help to improve their career after B.Sc Nursing. Here is some specialisation course after B.Sc Nursing 

Diploma in Critical Care Nursing

This is a one year course after completing B.Sc Nursing. Knowledge of critical care will allow nurses to work in various critical care units. They will gain thorough knowledge and understanding of critical conditions and the quality care that a patient will need in critical care units.

Here is the list of common Concepts of Critical care nursing course,

  • Medical history
  • Medical conditions
  • Body System
  • Mental and Physical health
  • Appropriate treatment methods for patients

Here are some common courses in critical course nursing.

Introductory Critical Care Practice

In this class, Critical care nursing students learn the procedures to perform physical examinations and take a patient’s medical history. They are taught the need to control infections, including sanitation and safety techniques. They are taught how to interpret the results of X-Ray, treat patients on Ventilators and perform tracheotomies. And, also study the parts and functions of the cardiovascular, endocrine, pulmonary, gastrointestinal and renal systems. 

Health Assessment

Health assessment and screening techniques for severely ill patients are discussed in this course. Students focus on the mental and physical health of patients, food, family relationship, sleeping habits and growth. They are also trained to identify signs of patient’s violence, neglect, pain, substance abuse and critical and chronic diseases. 

Treatment Planning

In this class, students plan interventions for patients whose health is deteriorating, which can include the administration of a survival system. They overseas the response of patients to survival measures and learns how to change their treatment plans as the condition of the patient changes. They are taught how to insert tubes, suture injuries and monitor breathings and nutrition support.

Advanced Critical Care Nursing Theory

Students in this class have received training in disease and health management techniques. The course is focused on research and theory along with developing critical thinking skills. Students gain experience by addressing the critical medical conditions in patients and their families. 

Critical Care Nursing Practicum

Students are taught how to apply the nursing theories they learned in this practical placement. Topics related to communication, advanced nursing procedures and interaction with professionalism. Students will also be able to work alongside nursing professionals to enhance their patient care skills.

Diploma in Cardiovascular and Thoracic Nursing

Diploma in cardiovascular and Thoracic Nursing is known as CVT nursing course is designed to help students develop extensive expertise and understanding in the area of cardiovascular and thoracic nursing. This course can be pursued after the completion of B.Sc Nursing and is a 2-year course. It helps students develop advanced nursing intervention skills in various cardiovascular and surgical disorders. It will allow the student to function as a physician/specialist in cardiovascular and thoracic care. It also allows the student to function as an educator, manager and investigator in the field of cardiovascular and thoracic nursing. In the medical domain, Cardio-thoraces nursing courses have paved the way for multiple future possibilities and sustainability.

The cardio-thoracic nursing course is about the basic concept of nursing. But the heart segment of the human body constitutes to be the area of focus in this course. Nurses provide post-operative care to patients and help monitor cardiac and vessel regarding after and before operations. Also, this course helps students learn about the cardio-thoracic section in detail so that their practical applications can be implemented correctly. Several universities offer certificate programs or fellowships in cardio-thoracic nursing in India. Students will work under a team of cardiologists who are trained in all kinds of issues related to cardiology. As a result of the demand for nursing units in hospitals and medical centers, cardio-thoracic nursing is useful to students.

Here are some common concepts of this course,

  • Cardiac emergencies
  • Practical guidance for the management of cognitive heart failure
  • Cardiac Rehabilitation
  • Procedures for the removal of central venous catheters, peripheral arterial catheters and pulmonary artery catheters.

Diploma in Nursing Administration

Diploma in Nursing Administration is a one year with 28 credit continuing education program for nurses on duty. This course was developed for nurses working in a hospital, communities and educational institutions. It will increase the knowledge and administrative skills of working nurses to enhance their administrative skills. 

Diploma in nursing administration course teaches students to improve their knowledge and skills in nursing administration to provide [patient care in any health care setting. It will provide nurses with the skills and abilities to lead nursing teams in the administration of specific treatment plans, care planning, care delivery, care assessment, health education and care monitoring and it is certified by Medvarsity. This course focuses on ensuring that nurses master the subject matter of nursing administration. Interested nurses can improve their competencies and knowledge through this course and pursue a career in the discipline. 

Any graduate in nursing or diplomat enrolled with a State National Council in India can take this course. Two or three years of practical experience can be preferable. This course offers many career options for nurses who wish to pursue this specialty. It provides nurses with a thorough understanding and knowledge of leadership styles, management theories and teamwork for the care, treatment and health promotion of patient populations. A successful student can work at any health care institution and provide specialized care by making clinical decisions and demonstrating critical thinking.

Important subjects

The primary objective of a Diploma in Nursing Administration is to enhance the administrative skills of the students. The important topics present in the curriculum are related to administrative and managerial skills such as

  • Basics of Nursing Administration
  • Resource management
  • Interdepartmental coordination

PG Diploma Courses

Post Basic Diploma in Surgical Nursing/Operations Room Nursing

Post basic surgical nursing course is designed to teach nurses to work effectively at the time of surgery as a part of the surgical team. Students who have completed B.Sc in Nursing or completed Post B.Sc Nursing or Diploma in Nursing and secured a minimum of 50% marks can take this course. Students must have one year of experience. Students are taught about pharmacodynamic drug behavior and acquire knowledge in anesthesia and its effect. Students will be having a complete understanding of principles, methods, management, education and research needed in the surgical room at the end of this course. They will also enhance the skills and aptitude essential in Operation Room. 

PG Diploma in Trauma and Emergency Nursing

PG Diploma in Trauma and Emergency Nursing helps the emergency nurse in improving career prospets through professional and personal development. This is a 1-year course provided in partnership with health service providers. The course is made up of 46 weeks of clinical internship at a variety of emergency departments along with your own. Within 4 block weeks and 7 separate theory days in UCC, clinical practice specialists, along with UCC staff, will help students to become a more knowledgeable and qualified practitioners in emergency care. This course helps students to enhance the assessment and become competent in implementing research-based practice in the emergency care setting.

PG Diploma in Neo-Natal Nursing

PG Diploma in Neo-Natal Nursing is for Doctors, nurse practitioners and other healthcare professionals. This is a 2-year part-time distance education course that dealing with clinical issues and therapeutic approaches in neonatal care. It deals with physiological and anatomical changes during pregnancy and post-natal effects the clinical presentation and effective treatment strategies for both ill and preterm infants.

Understanding the science of neonatal health care is critical to clinical decision-making and the management of the ethical and communication challenges that clinical teams face daily. The course thus aims at providing training and education in identification, critical assessment, planning and the implementation of more effective therapies based on an understanding of relevant research evidence, clinical practice, anatomy and pathophysiology.

The main and optional modules cover respiratory, cardiovascular, neurological and nutritional care, intensive care, and the safe transfer of newborns and children between services and caregivers. All these are critical for improving survival rates and quality of care, capabilities to conduct research, review, assesses, plan and design.

PG Diploma in Mental Health Nursing

PG Diploma in Mental Health Nursing course provides learners with a strong foundation in the field of mental health through an extensive study on a wide range of psychological issues and concerns associated with mental health. It is a capacity development course to train physical and mental health to deal with emergencies and society’s vital need to look at people’s mental health and wellbeing. It aims to meet people’s mental health requirements bearing in mind the shortage of mental health staff in India.