Master in Nursing in Critical Care and Emergency

General

Program Description

About

We train professionals prepared to face the health problems of critical patients who go to the emergency services and are admitted to the hospital critical care units, not forgetting research, professional leadership and the resolution of health problems.

If you are interested in learning to

  • Recognize and systematically interpret the indicative manifestations of severity in critical patients in critical and emergency care units.
  • Apply advanced resuscitation techniques and stabilization of critical patients.
  • Work as a team in critical situations, including the ability to communicate effectively with other professionals.
  • Conduct a constructive discussion within the healthcare team that cares for critical patients, defending the best options according to scientific evidence.
  • Classify patients according to their severity and to prioritize their care depending on the expected benefit of the procedure to be applied.

What we offer you

Annual practices in the Emergency, Cardiac Reaction and Critical Reaction, Anesthesia and Resuscitation, ICU, Coronary, UCI-Pediatric and Premature services of the University Assistance Complex of León.

Professional outings

Work in Critical and Emergency Care Units

Competencies

General competitions

  • Advanced knowledge of the organization of critical and emergency care systems.
  • Identification of the differences between the different care processes in emergencies and critical care.
  • Acquisition of communication skills for the relationship of help in critical care and emergencies.
  • Management, provision and evaluation of comprehensive care in critical and emergency care.
  • Attitude at work, using a culture in clinical safety with the assessment, identification, evaluation and communication of more frequent adverse events.
  • Development of the scientific method to be able to carry out IDI research projects in critical and emergency care.
  • Ability to manage critical care and emergency services.

Specific competences

  • That students have the capacity to systematically recognize and interpret the manifestations of severity in patients, using both the clinical assessment of vital signs and the technological advances available. Acquisition of the knowledge and skills necessary to administer complex treatments specifically designed for the management of the critical patient and that require the use of advanced and highly specialized technology (using nursing skills, interventions and activities designed to provide optimal care and derived from nursing based on evidence).
  • That students know how to apply the principles of prevention and safety, including the mobilization of serious patients, the prevention of nosocomial infection and the application of advanced resuscitation techniques and stabilization of critical patients (using skills, interventions and nursing activities designed to provide optimal care and derived from evidence-based nursing).
  • That students have the ability to work in teams in critical situations, including the ability to communicate effectively with other professionals, and know how to perform the functions of leader or help the leader depending on the particular circumstances of each case; ability to delegate care properly and safely.
  • That students have the ability to recognize the emotional, physiological and psychological needs of serious patients, providing them with the necessary help to maintain a nutrition adapted to their situation, ensuring effective control of the patient's pain and helping them in the death process (including the support to family members) when necessary.
  • Application of the principles of bioethics throughout the process of care for critical patients, including aspects related to the limitation of therapeutic effort.
  • That students have knowledge of the specific care of the child and a serious neonate. Identify the signs of severity in these ages. Recognize the emotional, physiological and psychological needs of children and neonates, as well as the need to incorporate their parents or guardians in the process of caring for these patients. Acquire the skills to apply complex techniques designed for the care of the newborn and critical child.
  • That students have the capacity to classify patients according to their severity and to prioritize their care depending on the benefit expected by the procedure to be applied. Ability to handle critical situations in an organized manner through their prior planning, including the distribution of human and material resources according to the needs raised.
  • That the students have the capacity to systematically communicate the serious situation of a patient, critically analyzing the possible therapeutic alternatives.
  • Ability to conduct a constructive discussion within the health team that cares for critical patients, defending the best options for the care of these patients with a base derived from scientific evidence. Ability to communicate information about serious patients to family members, including their participation in difficult decision making. Ability to communicate bad news.
  • That students have the capacity to design a research study and to obtain results from it, potentially publishable in a scientific journal or communicable in a congress, and to assimilate with critical sense the scientific literature related to their field of interest, integrating knowledge and skills Basics on research methodology.
  • That students are able to provide care for seriously ill patients, incorporating professional values, healthcare communication, reasoning based on scientific evidence, clinical management and critical judgment, integrating in the professional practice the knowledge, skills and attitudes of nursing, associates to the competences described in the objectives and subjects that make up the master's degree, through an independent rotating of supervised clinical practices and with a final evaluation.
Last updated July 2019

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