Early Recognition and Intervention for the Deteriorating Patient - for RNs PNUR 9019*

Course Description

This course is for Registered Nurses (RNs).  Performing focused physical assessments and determining appropriate interventions serve as the benchmarks for dealing with medical emergencies.  This workshop will use clinical examples to identify key assessments and interventions for a number of emergent situations: stroke, seizures, delirium, asthma, pulmonary embolus, acute cardiac events and hypo/hyperglycemia.

Please note:  Applicants intending to register for Consolidated Clinical (PNUR 1130) are required to show proof of English proficiency.  Please see the Consolidated Clinical website for full details.

Course Format

This is an onsite workshop offered once a semester at KPU’s Langley Campus.  The workshop is typically held on a Saturday at the Langley campus.

Course Cost

$175.00 CAD, plus GST  (Please note: All Faculty of Health, Professional Studies course fees are non-refundable/non-transferrable.)

Course Grade

Successful grade for this course is Mastery

Learners who are not successful in PNUR 9019, Early Recognition and Intervention for the Deteriorating Patient may attempt the course for a second time. Learners requesting a second attempt are required to seek permission from the Director, in writing. Learners are advised to contact their Canadian Nursing Regulatory Body for advisement if they are not successful after a second attempt. No exceptions. Please note, there is no appeal mechanism within KPU for students receiving non-mastery.

Entrance Requirements

To be eligible to register, applicants must have the following:

  • Licensure with Nursing Regulatory Body

How to Register

Registration is completed via Flexreg.  The course to search is PNUR 9019.

Registration deadline

Registration closes just prior to the start of the workshop.

Current Course Schedule (Please note: schedule is subject to change)

Current course schedules are available on Flexreg by searching PNUR 9019, select "Course Details", and select "Meeting times".

Text books

None required


Please contact our Program Assistant at 604.599.2232 or email