Course Descriptions

NUR 112 - Nursing Care of the Adult and Child-I -WR

8 Credits

NUR 112 focuses on Basic Needs of adult and child patients using the Nursing Process to provide quality, safe patient centered care for diverse populations. Teamwork and collaboration are introduced and explored. Students use knowledge and science to manage, with assistance, the essential issues of patients with both acute and chronic conditions in several healthcare environments. One class hour, four conference hours, nine clinical laboratory hours. The core competencies of Associate Degree Nursing practice introduced in NUR 111 are expanded upon in clinical nursing practice.

Prerequisites: NUR 110 and NUR 111 with a minimum grade of C, PSY 101, BIO 144 with a minimum grade of C; corequisites: BIO 145, PSY 212 and ENG 101 or ENG 200, unless previously taken.

Course Learning Outcomes
1. Begin to integrate Nursing Judgment as a core competency of Associate Degree Nursing practice.
2. Begin to integrate Human Flourishing as a core competency of Associate Degree Nursing practice.
3. Begin to integrate Professional Identity as a core competency of Associate Degree Nursing practice.
4. Begin to integrate a Spirit of Inquiry as a core competency of Associate Degree Nursing practice.
5. Identify factors that influence the patient’s ability to meet Basic Needs.
6. Begin to apply the Nursing Process, with assistance, to provide safe, quality, patient-centered care for diverse populations, using approaches such as critical thinking, nursing knowledge and science.
7. Assess the patient’s ability to meet Basic Needs.
8. Use basic critical thinking to identify commonly occurring nursing diagnoses.
9. Develop an individualized plan of care through establishment of patient outcomes and nursing interventions.
10. Implement priority nursing interventions using evidence based practice.
11. Evaluate progress toward attainment of patient outcomes.
12. Identify factors that impact achievement of patient outcomes.
13. Adjust priority nursing interventions and modify the plan of care, with assistance, as needed.
14. Use basic principles of prioritization identify a plan to organize nursing care for a group of patients.

Course Offered Fall and Spring

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Fall Semester 2017
Intersession 2018
Spring Semester 2018