Course Descriptions

NUR 214 - Nursing Care of the Adult and Child-II - WR

8 Credits

NUR 214 focuses on Basic Needs of adult and child patients using the Nursing Process to provide quality, safe patient centered care for diverse populations through teamwork and collaboration. Students use knowledge and science to manage the complex issues of patients with both acute and chronic conditions in a variety of healthcare environments. One class hour, four conference hours, nine clinical hours. The core competencies of Associate Degree Nursing practice are integrated into clinical nursing practice.

Prerequisites: SOC 101, BIO 202 with a minimum grade of C, NUR 210, 211, 212 with a minimum grade of C; corequisites: 3 credits Humanities electives, 1 credit Physical/Health Education, unless previously completed.

Course Learning Outcomes
1. At the completion of this course, for selected complex medical-surgical patients, a student will be able to:
2. Integrate fully Nursing Judgment as a core competency of Associate Degree Nursing practice.
3. Integrate fully Human Flourishing as a core competency of Associate Degree Nursing practice.
4. Integrate fully Professional Identity as a core competency of Associate Degree Nursing practice.
5. Integrate fully a Spirit of Inquiry as a core competency of Associate Degree Nursing practice.
6. Analyze factors that influence patients’ ability to meet Basic Needs.
7. Apply the Nursing Process, to provide safe, quality, patient-centered care for diverse populations, using approaches such as critical thinking, evidence, nursing knowledge and science.
8. Assess the patient’s ability to meet Basic Needs.
9. Formulate and prioritize individualized nursing diagnoses.
10. Develop an individualized plan of care through establishment of patient outcomes and nursing interventions.
11. Implement and prioritize nursing interventions using evidence based practice.
12. Evaluate progress towards attainment of patient outcomes.
13. Identify factors that impact achievement of patient outcomes.
14. Adjust priority nursing interventions and modify the plan of care as needed.
15. Build upon principles of management and delegation.
16. Develop a plan for management and delegation of nursing care for a group of patients.
17. Implement a plan for management and delegation of nursing care for a group of patients.
18. Evaluate a plan for management and delegation of nursing care for a group of patients.

Course Offered Fall and Spring

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Fall Semester 2017
Intersession 2018
Spring Semester 2018