Department of Intensive Care Nursing

The Department of Intensive Care Nursing is in charge of teaching bachelor’s level courses of nursing students and nurse training at master’s level of intensive care nursing. Teachin students is theoretically done at the faculty and clinically at medical centers related to TUMS. The course credits offered to master’s students amount to 32 and are as follows:

Total courses:
• Basic courses, 9 credits
• Specialized and internship courses, 19 credits
• Dissertation, 4 credits
In addition to the above-mentioned courses, compensatory courses which students have to take are as follows:
Computer and medical information systems, 1 credit
Statistics and advanced research methods, 3 credits
The following is the list of basic, specialized and internship courses:
• An introduction to intensive care nursing
• Nursing care at ICUs
• Advanced nursing monitoring
• Pharmacology
• General issues in organ transplantation nursing
• Specialized intensive care nursing 1 (respiratory system)
• Specialized intensive care nursing 2 (cardiovascular System - cardiovascular and thoracic surgery)
• Specialized intensive care nursing 3 (nervous system - neurosurgery and psychological disorders)
• Specialized intensive care nursing 4 (Renal system and urinary tract - the kidneys and urinary tract surgery)
• Specialized intensive care nursing 5 (Endocrine system - Diseases of Obstetrics and Gynecology)
• Specialized intensive care nursing 6 (Gastrointestinal system - Abdominal and Pelvic Surgery)
• Specialized intensive care nursing 7 (Oncology and blood - the immune system and infectious diseases)
• Specialized intensive care nursing 8 (General principles in surgical patients - the intensive care of traumatic injuries)
• Specialized intensive care nursing 9 (Vascular Surgery - Orthopedic)

The process of evaluating and approving students’ master’s proposals is done in the research committee of the department. The Department of Intensive Care Nursing cooperates with other nursing faculties in Tehran and other cities in research and education.