This course facilitates the development of beginning technical competency in the application of the nursing process to assist in meeting the needs of selected patients of varying ages. This course will also facilitate an introduction to nursing roles of the nurse in micro and macro-systems, as well as profession related and patient care concepts. Emphasis is placed on the knowledge and skills needed to provide safe, quality care. The theoretical foundation for basic assessment and nursing skills is presented, and the student is given an opportunity to demonstrate these skills in a clinical laboratory setting. An introduction to the nursing process provides a decision making framework to assist students in developing effective clinical judgement and clinical reasoning skills.
This introductory course outlines the basic concepts pf pharmaceutics, pharmacokinetics, pharmacodynamics, and pharmaco-therapeutics, medications interactions and potential adverse medication reactions The process of clinical calculations is introduced as well as the major drug classifications. Emphasis is placed on drug classifications and nursing care related to the safe administration of medication to patients across the life span
This course focuses on the care of adult patients with health alterations that require medical-surgical interventions. The course introduces the application of the nursing process in the care of the persons throughout the life span who are experiencing selected common health problems. Emphasis is placed on the care of patients with alterations in selected body functions. Concepts of patient-centered care, cultural sensitivity, informatics, safe practice, and professionalism are integrated throughout the course. Clinical experiences provide the student an opportunity to apply theoretical concept and implement safe patient care to adults in a variety settings.
This course facilitates the transition of the student to the role of professional nurses in the microsystem of a work unit. This course facilitates the transition of the practical nurse graduate to the role of the associate degree nursing student.
This course focuses on the care of adult patients with medical and/or surgical health alterations. This course expands application of the nursing process in meeting the needs of the patients with complex health problems. Emphasis is placed on the care of patients with alterations in selected body functions. Concepts of health promotion, health education, evidenced base practice, and interdisciplinary collaboration will be integrated throughout the course. Clinical experiences provide the student an opportunity to apply theoretical concepts and implement safe care to patients and selected groups in a variety of setting
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