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Nursing: Nurse Training Course


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Price
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£19 inc VAT (was £99)
Offer ends 22 July 2019
Study method
Online, self-paced
Duration
20 Hours
Qualification
No formal qualification
Additional info
  • Tutor is available to students
  • Certificate of completion available and is included in the price

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Overview

This nurse training course is a comprehensive guide on how to become a nurse and what to expect once you have achieved your dream job. It will provide you with the best tips for establishing a career in nursing and empower you with the ideas, techniques and inspirational tools to achieve your goals.

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Course Highlights

  • 96 lectures, containing 10 hours of video content plus supporting PDFs
  • Numerous NCLEX style quizzes preparing you for nursing school exams
  • Tips for aspiring nurses on how to achieve your dream job and what to expect when you qualify
  • In depth teachings of the diseases and illnesses that nurses deal with most frequently

Course Overview

Enrol on this course and gain the best tips for your career in nursing, learn how to pass nursing exams and be fully prepared and know what to expect when you become a nurse.

Instructor Bio

Caroline Porter Thomas has helped thousands of students achieve nursing school success and develop into fully qualified, skilled nurses. Her mission is to make sure that you do the same! Caroline will introduce you to some of the most frequent diseases and illnesses that nurses deal with such as, ALS, Alzheimer’s disease, Renal Failure, Diabetes, Heart Failure, Tuberculosis, Sepsis and much more!

Course Curriculum

Why and How to Become a Nurse

  • How to become a nurse
  • Do I HAVE to get my Bachelor's in nursing?
  • Am I too Old to become a nurse
  • Tips for High School Students that want to become nurses
  • Which job will help you as a nurse

Autoimmune

  • Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis - ALS
  • Handout - Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis
  • Lupus
  • Handout - Systemic Lupus Erythematosus

Cardiac

  • Congestive Heart Failure Overview
  • Congestive Heart Failure Systolic Heart Dysfunction
  • Handout - CHF Overview
  • Handout - CHF Systolic
  • Hypertension
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Handout - Aortic Aneurysm
  • How to examine EKG

Endocrin

  • Diabetes Mellitus
  • Handout - Diabetes
  • Thyroid Disorders
  • Handout - Thyroid Disorders

Fluid and Electrolytes

  • Handout - Fluid Electrolyte Imbalances
  • Introduction
  • Hypervolemia
  • Sodium
  • Potassium
  • Calcium
  • Magnesium
  • Chloride
  • Phosphate

Genitourinary

  • Acute Renal Failure
  • Handout - Acute Renal Failure
  • Chronic Renal Failure
  • Handout - Chronic Renal Failure

Neurologic

  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Bells Palsy
  • Handout - Bells Palsy
  • Increased Intracranial Pressure
  • Handout - IntraCranial Pressure
  • Schizophrenia
  • Handout - Schizophrenia
  • Myasthenia Gravis
  • Handout - Myasthenia Gravis

Nursing Maths

  • Do not let the Maths Scare You!
  • Cardizem Drips
  • Heparin
  • Heparin Drip and Heparin Titration

Nursing Pharmacology

  • ACE Inhibitors
  • Handout - ACE Inhibitor
  • Aldactone
  • Handout - Spironolactone Aldactone
  • Angiotensin Receptors Blockers
  • Handout - Angiotensin Receptor Blocker
  • Beta Blockers
  • Handout - Beta Blockers
  • Calcium Channel Blockers
  • Handout - Calcium Channel Blockers
  • Coumadin
  • Handout - Coumadin Warfarin
  • Dilantin
  • Handout - Dilantin Phenytoin
  • Lasix
  • Handout - Lasix
  • Bipolar Medication - Lithium
  • Handout - Lithium
  • Ticlid
  • Handout - Ticlid

Nursing Skills

  • Blood Glucose Checks
  • Central Line Dressing Change
  • Removal of Central Line
  • Accessing a Port a Cath
  • Deaccessing a Port a Cath
  • How to Remove Surgical Staples
  • How to Remove Surgical Sutures
  • How to use an IV Pump
  • Nasogastric Tube Insertion
  • Needle Sizes and Gauges
  • PPD - Purified Protein Derivative

Respiratory Systems

  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
  • Handout - Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
  • Pneumonia
  • Handout - Pneumonia
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Handout - Pulmonary Embolism
  • Tuberculosis
  • Handout - Tuberculosis

Sepsis

  • Catching Sepsis
  • Handout - Catching Sepsis
  • Septic Shock
  • Handout - Septic Shock

Nursing Miscellaneous

  • Nursing Medical Abbreviations
  • Tools to help with Major Lab Values

Bonus Materials

  • Ten Tips for Loving Your Nursing Job

Quiz

  • Part 1
  • Part 2
  • Part 3
  • Part 4
  • Part 5
  • Part 6
  • Part 7
  • Part 8
  • Part 9
  • Part 10

Why Choose OfCourse Learning?

- All courses are taught by verified experts

- Students enjoy 24/7 access to their courses

- Courses can be accessed on any device

- Students get lifetime access to their courses so they can work at their own pace

- On completion, students receive a course certificate from a recognised educational institution

- Become a part of a global learning community where you can talk with teachers and students about the course



Who is this course for?

  • Nursing students seeking advice for exam preparation and their career path after nursing school
  • Anyone interested in pursuing a career in nursing
  • Nurses that want detailed explanations of diseases and illnesses and how best to treat them

Requirements

This course has no prerequisites

Career path

Become a Nurse

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Gracee asked:

After the completion of the course, can the certificate be used to continue in to nursing or what?

Answer:

Hi Gracee This course will prepare you to take your Nursing qualifications

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Liz asked:

How long do you have to complete?

Answer:

Hi Thanks for getting in touch and for your interest in OfCourse! All of our courses are delivered online via video lectures, handouts and interactive assessments and can be viewed on any device. You would also have unlimited lifetime access to the content, so you can go at your own pace and refer back to the course when needed. You can also ask questions and start discussions in the forum, with both the teacher and fellow students. Hope this helps!

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Ani princess asked:

Can I take this course by January 2019? and same price?

Answer:

Hi Ani, Many thanks for this. If you purchase the course now - you get unlimited access to the course material - so you can study in your own time and at your own pace. You can start the course whenever suits. Hope this helps, Travis

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Camelia Anca asked:

Can I start this course even if my English is not very good right now?

Answer:

Hi Camelia, Yes, you have unlimited access to the course & therefore can complete it in your own time and refer back to the materials whenever you like. I hope this helps, Travis

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Vivian asked:

What are the requirements, for this course.

Answer:

Hi Vivian, Many thanks for your message. You will need an internet connection to complete this course as all the content is Online. You have unlimited access to the course so you can study in your own time and at your own pace. There are no prerequisites for this course. Hope this helps, Travis

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Carmel asked:

What is the age limit to train as a nurse? Is 57 too old?

Answer:

Hi Carmel There is no upper age limit to train to be a nurse!

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Namitala Asher Praise asked:

Are courses accessible while am in Uganda?

Answer:

Hello Namitala, Thank you for your message. Our courses are accessable wherever you have a stable internet connection and a device with video streaming capabilites. :) Hope that helps! Team OfCourse

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Namitala Asher Praise asked:

Where do I find my qualification paper? Will final exams require me to travel or online still?? And do we online students get different quali-paper?TX

Answer:

Hi Namitala, Thanks for getting in touch and for your interest in OfCourse! All of our courses are delivered online via video lectures, handouts and interactive assessments and can be viewed on any device. You would also have unlimited lifetime access to the content, so you can go at your own pace and refer back to the course when needed. You can also ask questions and start discussions in the forum, with both the teacher and fellow students. Hope this helps! Travis

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Namitala Asher Praise asked:

Do I sit final exams online still? Or finals require me to travel and where do I pick my qualification paper?

Answer:

Hello Namitala, Thank you for taking the time to get in touch with us. The course exam is online, in the form of a multiple choice assessment. You will receive your grade instantly upon completion. You will receive a digital certificate signed by the course instructor and stating your score upon completing the course. We also offer high-quality hardcopy certificates at a fee, delivered internationally. Hope that helps! Kind Regards, Travis

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Sasha A asked:

After completing the course, would I be able to work as a nurse? Is this a recognised qualification?

Answer:

Hi, this is an introductory course. To become a nurse you need to take a degree in adult nursing approved by the Nursing & Midwifery Council, which generally take 3 years.

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fadzamoyo ncube asked:

What are requirements to be a student if you are a foregner

Answer:

HI there, Thanks for getting in touch. This course has no prerequisites, it is all online so you can access it from the comfort of your own home. The course will remain in your account permanently & therefore you can complete it at your own pace and refer back to the materials whenever you like. I hope this helps, Travis

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Diya asked:

It says this is only £19.99. Do i have to pay this monthly or is it just one time payment?

Answer:

This is a one time payment.

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Wahida asked:

I want to become a renal nurse.I dont hold any quals other than NVQ level 3 in Advice & Guidance. Will this course help me get into nursing.

Answer:

Hi Wahida Yes this course is a good introduction to nurse training.

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salimatou jaiteh asked:

what are the qualifications needed for the nursing course?

Answer:

Hi Salimatou, Thanks for getting in touch and your interest in OfCourse! Our courses do not come with prerequisites, unless mentioned on the course page itself. Therefore they are suitable for beginners or more advanced learners. Hope this helps! Travis

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