Executive Diploma in Nursing & Patient Care Assisting

International Career Institute

Program Description

Executive Diploma in Nursing & Patient Care Assisting

International Career Institute

Course Outline: What You Will Cover

Nursing & Patient Care Assisting paves the way for a profession that is very rewarding in every aspect. You will be able to help people who are in need and have a satisfying career in return. The following units comprise the course:

Course Units

1 Health and Wellness

  • What is health and wellness
  • Health determinants
  • Behaviour of ill people
  • Promoting health

2 Rehabilitation Nursing

The meaning of rehabilitation The multidisciplinary team Practices in rehabilitation nursing

3 Community Nursing

  • What is community nursing
  • Community nurse’s roles
  • Community health and the family

4 Support Services in the Community

  • Traditional services
  • Other support services

5 Medical Terminology

  • Definitions, prefixes and glossary of medical terms
  • Acronyms and abbreviations
  • Medical terminology usage
  • Human systems and anatomical divisions
  • Pharmacology

6 Patient Recordkeeping

  • Reviewing and monitoring
  • Accessing Records
  • Records maintenance

7 Maintaining Workplace Safety

Occupational Health & Safety

8 Medical Environment: Confidentiality and Privacy

  • Codes of Conduct
  • Confidentiality and Privacy
  • Security Procedures

Career Prospects

Professionals in the nursing and patient care industry hold various job titles like nursing assistant, health care aid and patient care staff but whatever the position is, they should be patient and caring and always possess the desire to assist people who cannot fully care for themselves. Of course, they should be in excellent physical condition to perform well in their duties.

They can find employment opportunities in home healthcare facilities, nursing homes, hospitals, group shelters and even in private residences. They work under the supervision of patient services managers and nurses and perform duties that support clinical care such as catering, cleaning and transporting patients. With additional training, nursing and patient care assistants can become registered nurses.

This school offers programs in:
  • English
International Career Institute

Last updated February 9, 2018
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This course is Online
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25 GBP
€28, or $49 per week interest free.
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