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NRS 105 - Nursing Process II

4 Credits, 4 Contact Hours
4 lecture periods 0 lab periods

Continuation of NRS 104 . Application of the nursing process and expansion on the concepts of client, health, environment and nurse, with emphasis on caring for adult clients with common health alterations. Expansion of behaviors that are the basis of effective nursing practice including safe practitioner, effective communicator, manager and teacher, a culturally competent and caring healthcare provider, and professional and ethical issues of being a nurse. Also includes additional application of theory in the college laboratory and the clinical setting in acute care environments.

Prerequisite(s): HRP 100 , NRS 104 , NRS 104LC , NRS 104LS , NRS 108 , NRS 155 , and WRT 102 .
Corequisite(s): NRS 105LC , NRS 105LS  
Information: Students must be admitted to the PCC Nursing program and obtain consent of the Nursing Department before enrolling in this course.
 

Course Learning Outcomes
  1. Analyze the behaviors and processes that facilitate the achievement of shared goals within nursing practice and the healthcare environment. [leadership]
  2. Describe examples of the impact of team functioning on safety and quality of care. [teamwork and collaboration]
  3. Differentiate professional behaviors and standards of practice in caring for the adult patient. [professionalism]
  4. Analyze the principles of teaching and learning and influences of different learning styles on patient satisfaction and health outcomes. [communication]
  5. Utilize evidence-based concepts of nursing practice across the healthcare continuum to ensure quality patient-centered care. [evidence-based practice]
  6. Utilize technology and information management tools to support clinical practice and document patient care. [informatics]
  7. Describe basic principles of consensus building and conflict resolution. [patient-centered care]
  8. Analyze data to monitor the outcomes of care processes to continuously improve the quality and safety of healthcare systems. [quality improvement]
  9. Model behaviors to minimize risk of hard to patients and providers. [safety]
  10. Participate in identifying system errors. [systems-based practice]

Performance Objectives:
  1. The Nurse as Teacher
  2. The Nurse as Manager of Care for Adult and Older Adult Clients
  3. Applying the Nursing Process for Clients with Cancer
  4. Applying the Nursing Process for Clients with Selected Alterations in Nutrition and Metabolism
  5. Applying the Nursing Process for Clients with Selected Alterations in Intestinal Elimination
  6. Applying the Nursing Process for Clients with Selected Alterations in Fluids and Electrolytes
  7. Applying the Nursing Process for Clients with Selected Alterations in Urinary Elimination
  8. Applying the Nursing Process for Clients with Selected Alterations in the Respiratory System
  9. Applying the Nursing Process for Clients with Selected Alterations in the Cardiovascular System
  10. Applying the Nursing Process for Clients with Selected Alterations in the Neurological System
  11. Applying the Nursing Process for Clients with Selected Alterations in the Musculoskeletal System
  12. Applying the Nursing Process for Clients with Selected Sensory Alterations
  13. Classify Evidence Based Practice Knowledge
  14. Informatics

Effective Term:
Spring 2019



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