This 12 hr course is designed to prepare new nurses and nurses new to intermediate care, to provide competent, effective care to intermediate care patients and their families. The course includes 7 lectures covering the major systems of the body with respect to normal states, diseases, treatment modalities and interventions. Covid modules are added to supplement this course as well as case scenarios to help reinforce the education and develop critical thinking skills.
Several types of equipment used in intermediate care are displayed in a skills class to include demonstration and return demonstration learning. Due to Covid restrictions in place, the skills class has been cancelled.
Enrollment Pre-approval is Required
Contact course instructors for enrollment pre-approval.
In support of improving patient care, Baystate Health is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
Credit: 12 contact hours.