Course Descriptions

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

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, science and evidence to manage the complex issues of patients with both acute and chronic conditions in a variety of healthcare environments.

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.

Learning Attributes: WR

Course Learning Outcomes

1. Initiate collaboration with members of the interprofessional team.
2. Evaluate data that influence patients’ ability to meet Basic Needs for selected complex medical patients.
3. Adapt therapeutic communication techniques to meet the needs of patients and families for selected complex medical patients
4. Analyze the Nursing Process using evidence-based practice with clinical reasoning for selected complex medical patients.
5. Appraise priorities to manage nursing care for an individual and group of patients for selected complex medical patients.
6. Determine situations where assistance is required to meet safety needs for selected complex medical patients.
7. Demonstrate accountable behaviors consistent with professional nursing practice.
8. Relate ethical behaviors to the principles of the ANA Code of Ethics.
9. Analyze evidence-based practice resources for complex medical patients.
10. Apply current evidence-based standards of professional nursing care for selected complex medical patients.

Course Offered Fall; Spring

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Fall Semester 2020
Summer Session 2020