DCCN : DIPLOMA IN CRITICAL CARE NURSING

Programme Type DIPLOMA
Mode Open Distance Learning
School School of Health Sciences
Duration 1 Year
Medium ENGLISH
Specialization CRITICAL CARE NURSING
Description

The Diploma in Critical Care Nursing is a continuing nursing education programme of one year for in-service
nurses (RNRM) having 2 theory and 2 practical courses, comprising 32 credits (12 credits in theory and 20
credits in practical). The programme aims at enabling nursing professionals (RN and RNRM) to develop and
apply advanced nursing care knowledge and skills for providing comprehensive nursing care to Critically ill
patients in intensive care settings.
Objectives:
 Develop and apply advanced Nursing care knowledge in Critical Care settings.
 Acquire proficiency in applying advanced skills in Caring Critically ill patients.
IGNOU Common Prospectus 113
 Function as Critical Care Nurse Specialist and Practitioner.
 Educate Nursing Professionals in Critical Care Nursing

Eligibility

Registered Nurse (RN) and (RNRM) at all levels (GNM/BSCN/ or above)

Fee Structure
Programme Coordinator : Prof. Pity Koul, Ms. Rohini Sharma, dccn@ignou.ac.in, Ph. 011-29572815

Course Details

Compulsory Courses
Course Code Name of Course Credits
BNS31 CONCEPT AND PRINCIPLES IN CRITICAL CARE NURSING 6
BNS32 NURSING MANAGEMENT IN CRITICAL CARE CONDITIONS 6
BNSL33 CLINICAL NURSING PRACTICE IN CRITICAL CARE-I 12
BNSL34 CLINICAL NURSING PRACTICE IN CRITICAL CARE-II 8

Regional & Study Centre Details

Regional Centre Study Centre
HYDERABAD 01150P: Continental Hospitals (01150P)
HYDERABAD 01129P: KIMS College of Nursing (01129P)
PUNE 16135: IGNOU STUDY CENTRE (16135)
BHUBANESHWAR 2137P: COLL OF NURSING,M.K.C.G MEDICAL (2137P)
JAIPUR 2316: GOVERNEMNT COLLEGE OF NURSING, JAIPUR (2316)
SRINAGAR 1262: SHER-I-KASHMIR INST.OF MED.SC. (1262)
DELHI 3 (DWARKA) 38021: IGNOU PROG. STUDY CENTRE (38021P)
DELHI 3 (DWARKA) 38033: MEDANTA - THE MEDICITY (38033)
PATNA 05170P: IGNOU PROGRAMME STUDY CENTRE (05170P)
ARMY-UDHAMPUR 5501: HRDC HQ NORTHERN COMMAND (5501)
CHANDIGARH 06013P: IGNOU PROG. STUDY CENTRE (06013P)
CHANDIGARH 06013: IGNOU PROG. STUDY CENTRE (06013P)
VISHAKHAPATNAM 84006P: OMNI RK HOSPITAL (84006P)