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Nursing Clinical Care Across the Lifespan

Course Number: 31543307
Credits: 2.00

Course Description

31-543-307 NSG:CLIN CARE ACROSS LIFESPAN ...this clinical experience applies nursing concepts and therapeutic interventions to patients across the lifespan. It also provides an introduction to concepts of teaching and learning. Extended care to include the family is emphasized. (Prerequisites: 10-809-188, Developmental Psych; 31-543-301, Nursing Fundamentals; 31-543-302, Nursing Skills; 31-543-303, Nursing Pharmacology; 31-543-304, Intro to Clinical Practice; Corequisites: 10-801-196, Oral/Interpersonal Communication; 31-543-305, Nursing Health Alterations; 31-543-306, Health Promotion; 31-543-308, Intro to Clinical Management)

Course Typically Offered

  • Summer
  • Fall
  • Spring

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Course Competencies

  1. Implement one's role as a nurse in ways that reflect integrity, responsibility, ethical practices, and an evolving identity as a nurse committed to caring, advocacy, and quality care while adhering to evidence-based practice
  2. Demonstrate appropriate written, verbal, and nonverbal communication in a variety of clinical contexts
  3. Integrate knowledge of social, mathematical, and physical sciences, pharmacology, and disease processes while participating in clinical decision making
  4. Provide patient centered care under supervision by participating in the nursing process across diverse populations and healthcare 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. Collaborate as an active member of 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 assist with decision-making