Advanced Certificate Course in Cardiac Nursing


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Typology Certificate
Methodology Distance learning
Duration 6 Months
Start Different dates available
Online campus Yes
Delivery of study materials Yes
Support service Yes
  • Certificate
  • Distance learning
  • Duration:
    6 Months
  • Start:
    Different dates available
  • Online campus
  • Delivery of study materials
  • Support service

Advanced Certificate Courses in Nursing Care’’ are online courses for a period of 6 months.
Specialized, state-of-the-art nursing education is the prerequisite for a successful and satisfying global career. The need of
the hour is expertise and experience in focused areas like Cardiac, Critical Care, Cancer and Palliative Care nursing,
Nursing Administration etc. These Postgraduate Certificate Courses for nurses are meant to address such specialized
training needs.
These courses are offered by Medvarsity and Apollo Hospitals Educational and Research Foundation (AHERF).


Where and when

Starts Location
Different dates available
Distance learning
Starts Different dates available
Distance learning

Frequent Asked Questions

· What are the objectives of this course?

Responsible for monitoring the patient’s condition and providing instructions for aftercare during recovery of patients Lead effective resource management within allocated budgetary constraints Maintain the highest standards of cleanliness and infection prevention and control Focus on preventive medicine and patient education or assist with diagnostics, such as electrocardiograms and other specialized tests Provide a personalized care plan that will take into account their patient’s needs, preferences and choices

· Who is it intended for?

GNM Diploma or BSc Nursing Degree • 24 months work experience at any hospital

· Requirements

GNM Diploma or BSc Nursing Degree • 24 months work experience at any hospital

· Qualification

Successful candidates will receive a certification jointly from Medvarsity and AHERF

· What marks this course apart?

For Cardiac Nursing, Critical Care Nursing, Surgical Nursing and Cancer and Palliative Nursing courses, the students will be given a log book, which has to be filled and on completion, it should be certified by the Nursing Education In charge of the hospital. Final examination - MCQ based online test, after successful completion of all the online module tests and completion of the log book wherever applicable.

· What happens after requesting information?

Send us the scan copies of Education certificate and Filled Application form to


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What you'll learn on the course

Cardiac emergencies
Nursing Care

Teachers and trainers (1)

Apollo Hospitals
Apollo Hospitals
Apollo Hospitals

Course programme

Course Structure

Course 1:

Advanced Certificate Course in Nursing Administration
      Theories and practice of Management
      Hospital Organization
      Materials Management
      Human resource Management
      Ward Planning and Management
      O.T Management
      Quality assurance in Hospital
      Medical law and ethics
      Critical care units Planning & Management
      Nursing dept. Administration
      Informatics / IT in Nursing care

Course 2 :

Advanced Certificate Course in Cardiac Nursing
    Planning of Cardiac Care Unit
    Cardiogenic Shock
    ECG made easy
    Common Procedures in Cardiac Nursing
    Cardiac Drugs
    Common arrhythmias
    Congestive cardiac failure
    Cardiac rehabilitation
    Preventive cardiology
    Practice guidelines in Cardiac Nursing

Course 3:

Advanced Certificate Course in Critical Care Nursing

    Planning Critical Care units
    Nursing in Cardiac ICU
    Nursing in post-operative care unit
    Nursing in Neurologic ICU
    Nursing care in Pediatric and
    Neonatal ICU
    Ethics & Law in Critical Care Nursing
    Pain Management
    Nosocomial infections
    Nutrition, fluid & electrolyte imbalances
    Mechanical ventilation

Course 4:

Advanced Certificate Course in SurgicalNursing

    Planning of O T & Surgical wards and Utilization
    Scrubbing and assisting in Operation Theatre
    Mechanical ventilation
    Analgesia and sedation for Surgical Patient
    Surgical infections & nosocomial infection
    Management of burns patient
    Wound Management
    Management of shock
    Peri-operative care
    Pain Management

Course 5:

Advanced Certificate Course in Cancer and Palliative Nursing

    Epidemiology, incidence & natural History of Cancer
    Nurse as a member of treatment team in different cancers
    Role in prevention of Cancer
    General principles in Palliative Nursing
    Symptom assessment and Management
    Psychosocial support
    Special patients
    End of life care in different settings
    Ethical & spiritual issues in Palliative Nursing Care
    Counseling & Communication in PNC

Additional information

Affiliated to Martin Luther Christian University - Recognised by UGC

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