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Nursing Intro Clinical Practice

Course Number: 31543304
Credits: 2.00

Course Description

31-543-304 NSG: INTRO TO CLINICAL PRACTICE ...this introductory clinical course emphasizes basic nursing skills and application of the nursing process in meeting the needs of diverse clients across the lifespan. Emphasis is placed on performing basic nursing skills, the formation of nurse -client relationships, communication, data collection, documentation, and medication administration. (Prerequisites: Accepted into Practical Nursing Program; 31-806-312, Anatomy/Structure-Function; Corequisites: 10-801-136, English Composition 1; 10-809-188, Developmental Psych; 31-543-303, Nursing Pharmacology; 31-543-101, Nursing Fundamentals; 31-543-302, Nursing Skills )

Course Typically Offered

  • Summer
  • Fall
  • Spring

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Credit for Prior Learning

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