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Session 1Nursing Management
- Workforce Planning
- Innovations and Reforms in Nursing Management
- Human Resource Management
- Quality and Safety of Nursing Care
- Nursing Outcome Study
- Crisis and Risk Management Primary Care Nursing
- Information Technology in Nursing
- Nursing Ethics
- Ageing and Geriatric Nursing
- Mental Health Nursing
Session 2Nursing Education
- Innovations in Nursing Education
- Problem-Based Teaching and Learning
- Evidence-Based Teaching and Learning
- Critical Thinking and Caring Competency Training
- Clinical Reasoning and Decision Making Competency Training
Session 3Nursing Practice
- Innovations in Patient Care
- Multi-Professional Practice
- Nursing Practice Model Reform
- Acute / Critical Care
- Care of Patients with Chronic Disease
- Symptom Management
Session 4Nurse Practitioners
Nurse practitioners are advanced registered nurses educated and trained to provide health promotion and maintenance through the diagnosis and treatment of acute illness and chronic condition. According to the International Council of Nurses, an advanced practice registered nurse (APRN) is "a registered nurse who has acquired the expert knowledge base, complex decision-making skills and clinical competencies for expanded practice, the characteristics of which are shaped by the context and/or country in which s/he is credentialed to practice.
Nurse practitioners (NPs) are licensed, autonomous clinicians focused on managing people's health conditions and preventing disease. As advanced practice registered nurses (APRNs), NPs often specialize by patient population, including pediatric, adult-gerontological, and women's health. NPs may also subspecialize in areas such as dermatology, cardiovascular health, and oncology.
Session 5Mental Health and Psychiatric Nursing
Psychiatric mental health nursing is a specialty within nursing. Psychiatric mental health registered nurses work with individuals, families, groups, and communities, assessing their mental health needs. The PMHN develops a nursing diagnosis and plan of care, implements the nursing process, and evaluates it for effectiveness. Psychiatric Mental Health Advanced Practice Registered Nurses (PMH-APRNs) offer primary care services to the psychiatric-mental health population. PMH-APRNs assess, diagnose, and treat individuals and families with psychiatric disorders or the potential for such disorders using their full scope of therapeutic skills, including the prescription of medication and administration of psychotherapy.
Session 6Cancer Nursing
The Cancer Nursing Service treats a wide range of rare and common cancers including blood, lung, brain, sarcoma, gynaecological, bowel and urinary cancers. Cancer treatments invariably involve a number of treatments in different hospitals. Staff such as the clinical nurse specialist (CNS) will ensure that patients are well looked after pre and post admission to hospital .Cancer Nursing: Care in Context addresses this by adopting a unique approach that situates cancer care in the context of society‘s attitudes to the disease, and the broader every-day needs of both patients and their carers.
Session 7Women Health Nursing, Pregnancy & Midwifery
Women have different healthcare needs from men, and although many physicians and nurses work with patients of all genders, there are some who choose to specialize in women’s health. Working closely with women means dealing with the complex issues of pregnancy, prenatal care, childbirth, and postnatal care, in addition to diseases disproportionately affecting women, including breast cancer. Both Certified Nurse-Midwives (CNM) and Women’s Health Nurse Practitioners (WHNP) work with women to treat acute illnesses and promote overall health, but their specific responsibilities and scopes of practice are distinct. A nurse midwife is a type of advanced practice registered nurse who provides and coordinates patient care for mothers and expecting mothers. These professionals do perform births, but they also work with mothers before, during and after delivery to ensure the health of mother and child.
Session 8Nursing Specialities
From neonatal, to hospice, and everything in between, nursing comes in a wide variety of specialties, each with its own set of challenges and triumphs. Some of the major Nursing specialities include:
- Heart & Cardiovascular Nursing
- Paediatric / Neonatal care Nursing
- Surgical Nursing
- Clinical Nursing
- Ambulatory care Nursing
- Critical Care Nursing
Session 9Community Health Nursing
Community health nurses serve the public to promote wellness and improve healthcare. They are educators. A community health nurse identifies people in need and reaches out to them. They help people ranging from young pregnant women, the elderly or victims of crime. Community health nurses spearhead efforts to aid vulnerable groups of people. Community health nurse focuses not only on helping individuals but also on increasing positive outcomes for an entire group.
Session 10Clinical Nursing
A clinical nurse specialist is an advanced practice nurse who can provide expert advice related to specific conditions or treatment pathways. This specialty is focused on individuals, populations, settings, type of care, type of problem, or diagnostic systems subspecialty. This practice autonomously and integrate knowledge of disease and medical treatments into the assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of patients' illnesses. This design, implements, and evaluates both patient–specific and population-based programs of care.
Session 11Cardiovascular Nursing
Cardiac nursing is a nursing specialty that works with patients who suffer from various conditions of the cardiovascular system. Cardiac nurses help treat conditions such as unstable angina, cardiomyopathy, coronary artery disease, congestive heart failure, myocardial infarction and cardiac dysrhythmia under the direction of a cardiologist. Cardiac nurses perform postoperative care on a surgical unit, stress test evaluations, cardiac monitoring, vascular monitoring, and health assessments. In addition, they are specialized in electrocardiogram monitoring, defibrillation, and medication administration by continuous intravenous drip.
Session 12Health Care & Patient Safety
Patient safety is a discipline that emphasizes safety in health care through the prevention, reduction, reporting, and analysis of medical error that often leads to adverse effects.When multiple cases reported increasing numbers of patients harmed and killed by medical errors it became essential to make a guideline for patient safety. Patient safety has emerged as a distinct healthcare discipline supported by an immature yet developing scientific framework. There is a significant transdisciplinary body of theoretical and research literature that informs the science of patient safety.
Session 13Midwifery and womens Health
Focusing on Primary care of women across their life span, offer reproductive care during the childbearing years, and manage the care of newborns up to one month is very essential. Women must be able to receive reproductive health care, labor and birth, and integrated midwifery care. Midwifery is the health science that deals with pregnancy, childbirth, and the postpartum period addition to the sexual and reproductive health of women throughout their lives. Most women should be offered midwifery-led continuity models of care and women should be encouraged to ask for this option.
Session 14Pediatric Nursing
Pediatric nursing is the medical care of neonates and children up to adolescence, usually in an in-patient hospital or day-clinic. The main role of pediatric nursing is to administer directly procedures and medicines to children according to prescribed nursing care plans. It also continually assess the patient by observing vital signs, and developing communication skills with children and family members and with medical teams. Being a support to children and their families is one component of direct nursing care.
Session 15Medical Surgical Nursing
Medical-surgical nursing is a nursing specialty area concerned with the care of adult patients in a broad range of settings. Surgical nurse specializes in preoperative care, providing care to patients before, during and after surgery. There are many different phases during surgery where the surgical nursing is needed to support and assist the patient, surgeons, surgical technicians, nurse anaesthetists and nurse practitioners. Pre-operative, the nurse must help to prepare the patient and operating room for the surgery. During the surgery, they assist the anaesthetist and surgeons when they are needed. The last phase is post-operative, enduring that the patients are provided with suitable care and treatments.
Session 16Nephrology Nursing
Nephrology is a specialty of medicine and pediatrics that concerns itself with the kidneys. The study of normal kidney function and kidney disease, the preservation of kidney health, and the treatment of kidney disease, from diet and medication to renal replacement therapy Nephrology also studies systemic conditions that affect the kidneys, such as diabetes and autoimmune disease; and systemic diseases that occur as a result of kidney disease, such as renal osteodystrophy and hypertension.
Session 17Tele Nursing / Travel Nursing
The use of information technology in the provision of nursing services whenever physical distance exists between patient and nurse is the main focus of Telenursing. As a field, it is part of telemedicine, and has many points of contacts with other medical and non-medical applications, such as telediagnosis, teleconsultation, and telemonitoring. Telenursing is growing in many countries because of the preoccupation in driving down the costs of health care, an increase in the number of aging and chronically ill population, and the increase in coverage of health care to distant, rural, small or sparsely populated regions. Among its many benefits, telenursing may help solve increasing shortages of nurses; to reduce distances and save travel time, and to keep patients out of hospital.
Session 18Adult Nursing
Adult nurses are primarily concerned with nursing sick and injured adults back to health in both hospital and in community settings. The focus of attention for an adult nurse is understanding not only the condition from which the patient may be suffering, but recognising the needs and anxieties which may exist - including the pressures on family life and friends. They also focus on maintaining dignity, particularly when caring for vulnerable people such as older adults and those nearing the end of their life.The mark of the professional is the ability to observe and assess what is happening with a patient at any one time and to select the most effective response. Adult Nursing focuses on implementing the nursing process to provide compassionate care to meet the needs of the patient with common acute and chronic health problems.