The Role of the Nurse: Critically Ill Patients
The goal of this course is to explain the role of the nurse when dealing with patients who are either critically ill or at the end of their lives. This course provides information for nurses so that they may support patients and families in recognizing and adapting to a patient’s impending death..

Course Publication Date: June 06, 2017

This course is available with NO ADDITIONAL FEE if you have an active one year unlimited membership!

Author:Gloria Cohen RN.C,BS
Course No:CIP052417
Contact Hours:3.00
Delivery Method:Online Self Study
Category:Community & Home Health
Critical Care Medicine
Geriatric Medicine
Medical & Surgical Issues
Oncologic Medicine
Pain Management

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Learning Objectives
  • Explain responsibilities of the nurse caring for critically ill patients
  • Describe effective ways to deal with grieving families
  • Define the role of the nurse in the emergency room
  • Identify the five stages of grief
  • Discuss end of life care


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