Dec 03, 2021  
2021-2022 College Catalog 
    
2021-2022 College Catalog
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NRS 201LC - Nursing Process III Clinical Lab

4 Credits, 12 Contact Hours
0 lecture periods 12 lab periods

This is the clinical lab portion of NRS 201 .

Prerequisite(s): BIO 127IN  or FSN 127IN  or FSN 154 , NRS 105 , NRS 105LC , NRS 105LS , (or NRS 188 , NRS 188LC , NRS 188LS ), and PSY 101 .
Corequisite(s): NRS 201  
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. Identify the behaviors and processes that facilitate the achievement of shared goals within nursing practice and the healthcare environment. [leadership]
  2. Explain how the nurse may establish a therapeutic relationship with individuals and families by identifying effective communication techniques and barriers to communication. [teamwork and collaboration]
  3. Apply professional behaviors and standards of practice in caring for children and families. [professionalism]
  4. Utilize communication strategies that assist in effectively communicating with patients, families, and colleagues. [communication]
  5. Apply qualitative and quantitative research as a foundation for evidenced-based nursing practice. [evidence-based practice]
  6. Demonstrate use of electronic medical records and other clinical technology and information management tools. [informatics]
  7. Discuss approaches to empower respectful, compassionate, and holistic care based on individual family needs. [patient-centered care]
  8. Apply data to monitor the outcomes of care processes to continuously improve the quality and safety of healthcare systems. [quality improvement]
  9. Demonstrate behavior to minimize risk of hard to patients and providers. [safety]
  10. Work in inter-professional teams to enhance patient safety and improve patient care. [systems-based practice]

Outline:
  1. Applying the Nursing Process in the Contemporary and Developing Family
  2. Applying the Nursing Process for the Family Member with Selected Alterations
  1. Nutrition, metabolism, or elimination
  2. Circulatory
  3. Hematological function or homeostasis
  4. Oxygenation
  5. Gastrointestinal and infectious disorders
  6. Neurological, traumatic, and musculoskeletal disorders
  7. Complex psychosocial alterations in health who is being for in the community
  8. The birth experience
    1. Applying the Nursing Process to the Family in Crisis
    2. Applying the Nursing Process for the Communication with Clients with Selected Psychosocial Alterations in Health
    3. Incorporating Legal Rights of Clients in a Variety of Care Settings
    4. Application of Evidence-Based Practice
    5. Informatics in the Clinical Setting


Effective Term:
Spring 2019



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