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To complete a course, students have to take a predetermined number of classes within a certain field. These programs can last anywhere from a single semester to a number of years, depending on the area of focus and the particular university.

What is a course in critical care? Students in this course can learn a variety of theories and practices regarding the care of persons in critical condition. Students will likely take classes that cover a number of topics, including cardiac and respiratory care. While graduates often narrow their focus to a particular medical discipline, many students will take general classes that cover basic sciences and common issues within the field of healthcare.

Completing this type of course can open many doors for individuals looking to earn higher medical degrees as well as anyone interested in immediate clinical employment. Focusing on critical care can also benefit those looking to work as EMTs.

It’s difficult to determine the cost of these programs because of the many variables that affect course length. If you’d like to get a better idea of what you might end up paying, it’s best to contact a university directly.

Upon completing your critical care course, you can expect to have many options going forward. Graduates of these courses often go on to become registered nurses and then head up intensive care units. In some cases, individuals end up serving as supervisors for other nurses and members of an emergency team. Having this training in critical care can potentially help those who are looking to work as onsite medical practitioners for a business or organization that needs someone in that type of position.

Completing a course that offers training in some form of emergency care is a great way to start your career in health services. If you’re interesting in learning more, search for your program below and contract directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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Fleming College

The Personal Support Worker program gives you the training and credentials to provide practical support services to individuals and families in need of help. It's a satis ... [+]

The Personal Support Worker program gives you the training and credentials to provide practical support services to individuals and families in need of help. It's a satisfying, people-focused career.

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As a graduate of the Personal Support Worker program, you will provide support services to individuals and families in need of assistance. With this satisfying, people-focused career, you will be prepared to assist children, adults, and seniors with special needs or disabilities, and help them maximize their life experience. You can start the program in September or January. This two-semester Personal Support Worker program may particularly appeal to those re-entering the workforce. In total, you'll get approximately 400 hours of relevant theory and approximately 300 hours of real-life, clinical training. The focus of this program is on:... [-]

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