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

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, science and evidence to manage, with assistance, the essential issues of patients with both acute and chronic conditions in several healthcare environments. The core competencies of Associate Degree Nursing practice introduced in NUR 111 are expanded upon in clinical nursing practice. This course has a required clinical component.

Prerequisites: NUR 110, NUR 111, MTH 160, PSY 101 and BIO 144, all with a minimum grade of C; Corequisites: BIO 145, PSY 212 and ENG 101 or ENG 200, unless previously taken.

Learning Attributes: WR

Course Learning Outcomes
1. Demonstrate professional communication with members of the interprofessional team.
2. Apply therapeutic communication techniques with patients/significant support person(s) that honor diversity, equity and inclusion.
3. Examine social determinants of health that influence the health conditions of patients and families.
4. Use clinical judgment and the Nursing Process to develop an individualized plan of care using information literacy.
5. Organize nursing care utilizing basic principles of prioritization, for an individual patient.
6. Evaluate data to determine if assistance is required to meet patient safety needs.
7. Demonstrate accountable behaviors when caring for patients and families consistent with professional nursing practice.
8. Discuss ethical reasoning according to the principles of the ANA Code of Ethics.
9. Use information literacy to apply evidence-based resources for surgical patients.
10. Apply current evidence-based standards of professional nursing into patient and family centered care.

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Spring Semester 2024
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