About Post Basic Diploma in Critical Care Nursing

The field of nursing has been playing a pivotal role when it comes to the treatment and care of patients, and in case of intensive medical conditions, the role of nurses becomes even more important. To impart the much needed skillsets in this field, the Faculty of Nursing provides a 1 year Post Basic Diploma in Critical Care Nursing. The program seeks to equip the practising nurses with the much needed skillsets in this field which will allows them to handle patients in critical conditions, and administer efficient treatment in the intensive care unit. Critical care entails the management of patients with life-threatening illnesses in intensive care settings of hospitals. In emergency critical care conditions, the patients require complex assessment, high-intensity therapies and intervention, and continuous nursing vigilance, thus through this program the students get to be equipped with such expertise. As a way of providing the most practical hands-on training for the students, the Faculty of Nursing is equipped with a 750 bedded multi-specialty teaching hospital, Parul Sevashram Hospital, which focuses on providing the highest form of guided care to the patients from across the nation.The post basic diploma in Critical Care Nursing aims to prepare the registered nurses to deal with the issues relating to complexity of patient care in life threatening situations or critical care settings and provide holistic and competent care to the critically ill patients. Therefore, through this program the students will get to develop the much needed expertise in this field, and enhance their understanding of critical care.


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Post Basic Diploma in Critical Care NursingProgram Outcomes

Why Study Post Basic Diploma in Critical Care Nursing

The outbreak of pandemics and calamities has created a strain on the scope of healthcare and it has also resulted in the rise in critical medical conditions. Due to such scenarios, there has been an increasing demand of experts who are well skilled and trained with the fundamental aspects of this field. Therefore pursing this program will allow already practicing nurses to enhance their knowledge and understanding in regards to the various aspects of this field.
Intensive Care Unit Technologist

Intensive Care Unit Technologist

The ability to utilise and operate the various forms of technologies and equipment which are used in the intensive care unit.

Nurses Midwife

An ability to work and adapt to various social dynamics and geographic landscapes while dealing with patients from various cultural and national backgrounds.

Nurses Midwife
Medical Surgical Nurse

Medical Surgical Nurse

An ability to express the value in humanity, and uphold the dignity of the livelihood of the people and fundamental values of livelihood.

Paediatric Nurse

An ability to develop counselling skills and interpersonal abilities so as to effectively communicate with the patients.

Paediatric Nurse
Critical Care Technician

Critical Care Technician

The ability to provide effective medical care in critical medical conditions and to make use of the necessary medical equipments.

Duration: 1 years (Semester System)



Constituent College of Parul University


Eligibility Criteria

For Admission in Post Basic Diploma Critical Care Nursing, the candidate must have passed GNB and B.Sc Nursing from a recognised University or Institution.


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Post Basic Diploma in Critical Care Nursing feesFees


Post Basic Diploma in Critical Care Nursing

₹ 50,000/- Annually*

* Tuition Fees may vary depending on the Country/ State in which the candidate has passed their qualifying examination.

Post Basic Diploma in Critical Care Nursing CurriculumCurriculum

Critical Care Nursing – I ( Inclusive of Foundation  Courses)

Clinical Teaching

Critical Care Nursing – II

Elementary Research and Statistics

Supervision and Management, Clinical Teaching, Elementary Research and Statistics


Supervision and Management



Post Basic Diploma in Critical Care Nursing Curriculum Medical Resources


Central Clinical Laboratory

As a way of developing a medical research culture, the Faculty of Nursing provides state of the art facilities for research and experimentation which allows students


Research and Development Lab

As a way of promoting research, innovation and novel ideas in the field of medicine, Parul University


Multi-specialty Teaching Hospital

As a way of promoting a practical hands on training experience for the students, the faculty of nursing

Post Basic Diploma in Critical Care Nursing CurriculumActivities

International Nurses' Day 2019

International Nurses' Day was celebrated in Parul Institute of Nursing, Parul University to commemorate the birthday of Miss. Florence Nightingale the founder of modern Nursing on 13th May 2019. The theme was 'Nursing: the Balance of Mind, Body and Spirit'. The program started with lamp lighting by the dignitaries. Dr. Ramachandra Hooli welcomed the guests and briefed the importance of Nurses' day which was followed by felicitation of chief guest as she is a successful nurse. Cultural events from nursing students were organized which is the part of Nurses day Celebrations.

World AIDS Day-2018

Department of Medical Surgical Nursing celebrated World AIDS day on 01.12.2018. A part of this arranged a Seminar on Opportunistic Infection Identification and its management. Experts from medical nursing and pharmacology took sessions in the seminar. Principal Prof. Charan PM inaugurated the seminar and sessions were handled by Dr. Niraj Bharadwaj, Mr. Padmakumar, Dr. Neha A Nimbrk, Dr. Archana Navale.

Current Trends and Issues in Nursing

Revolution and changes in health care and education are results of advancement in nursing as well as the changes occurring in the field of research, administration, education and health care. Department of Nursing Foundation, Parul Institute of nursing organized a one day Continued Nursing Education on "Current Trends and Issues in Nursing" on 26th April 2019. The continued Nursing Education was inaugurated by Dr. Pragna Dabhi, Registrar, Gujarat Nursing Council, Mr. I.A. Kadiwala, Vice president, Gujarat Nursing Council, Dr. Geetika Madan Patel, Medical Director, Parul University, Director and Principal of Nursing.

Expert Talk on "Zero Malaria starts with me”

Department of Community Health Nursing organized expert talk on occasion of World Malaria Day. Dr. Nirajkumar A Bharadva Asso.Prof, Parul Institute of Medical Science & Research (PIMSR) delivered the lecture on the topic "Zero Malaria Starts With Me". He explained grassroots campaign that aims to keep malaria high on the political agenda, mobilize additional resources, and empower communities to take ownership of malaria prevention and care.

Expert Talk on “Essential Obstetrical Care”

An expert talk was arranged by the dept. of obstetrics and gynecological Nursing on topic of ESSENTIAL OBSTETRICAL CARE on 11th April, 2019, Safe motherhood day. The talk was delivered by Dr. Noopur Nagar ma'am, Asst. professor, dept. of OBG, Parul Sevashram Hospital. She has focused on different aspects of ESSENTIAL OBSTETRICAL CARE like Antenatal care, management of labor, Partograph, Postnatal care, family planning etc. The session was very informative and students learnt a lot from the lecture.