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Nursing Clinical Transition

Course Number: 10-543-116
Credits: 2
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Description: 10-543-116 NURSING CLINICAL TRANSITION ...this clinical experience integrates all knowledge learned in the previous courses in transitioning to the role of the graduate nurse. The course promotes relatively independent clinical decisions, delegation, and works collaboratively with others to achieve client and organizational outcomes. Continued professional development is fostered. (Prerequisites: Accepted in Nursing-AD program; 10-543-109, Nsg: Health Alter 1; 10-543-110, Nsg; Mental Hlth & Comm Conc; 10-543-111, Nsg: Int Clinical Practice; 10-543-112, Nursing Adv Skills; 10-806-197, Microbiology; Corequisites: 10-543-113, Nsg: Complex Hlth Alterations 2; 10-543-115, Nsg: Adv Clinical Practice; 10-543-114, Nsg Mgmt & Prof Concept; 10-809-196, Intro to Sociology)
Total Credits: 2

Course Competencies

  1. Implement one's role as a nurse in ways that reflect integrity, responsibility, ethical practices, and an evolving professional identity as a nurse committed to evidence-based practice, caring, advocacy and quality care
  2. Demonstrate appropriate written, verbal, and nonverbal communication in a variety of clinical contexts
  3. Integrate social, mathematical, and physical sciences, pharmacology, and pathophysiology in clinical decision making
  4. Provide patient centered care by utilizing the nursing process across diverse populations and health care settings
  5. Minimize risk of harm to patients, members of the healthcare team and self through safe individual performance and participation in system effectiveness
  6. Lead the multidisciplinary health care team to provide effective patient care throughout the lifespan
  7. Use information and technology to communicate, manage data, mitigate error, and support decision-making

Course details are from the 2021-2022 academic year and are subject to change after 5/23/2022.