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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. This course has a required clinical component.

Prerequisites: SOC 101, BIO 202 with a minimum grade of C, NUR 210, 211, 212 with a minimum grade of C

Learning Attributes: WR

Course Learning Outcomes
1. Demonstrate professional communication to initiate collaboration with members of the interprofessional team.
2. Adapt therapeutic communication techniques to meet the needs of patients/significant support person(s) that honor diversity, equity and inclusion.
3. Evaluate health disparities in order to improve health conditions for patients and families.
4. Incorporate clinical judgment and the Nursing Process into nursing practice to create an individualized plan of care using information literacy.
5. Evaluate priorities to manage nursing care for an individual and group of patients.
6. Evaluate data to anticipate situations where assistance is required to meet patient safety needs.
7. Incorporate accountable behaviors when caring for patients and families consistent with professional nursing practice.
8. Demonstrate ethical reasoning according to the principles of the ANA Code of Ethics.
9. Use information literacy to evaluate evidence-based resources for complex medical patients.
10. Incorporate current evidence-based standards of professional nursing into patient and family centered care at the advanced level.

Course Offered Fall, Spring

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Fall Semester 2024
Summer Session 2024