NURS 103 : Nursing III - Theory

Nursing 103 is a nursing theory class where student explore acute and chronic alterations in health across the lifespan are considered in the context of holistic assessment and care management, pharmacology, evidence based clinical decision making, concepts of caring, safety, patient teaching, collaboration, therapeutic communication, and professionalism.

Course Outcomes

  1. Apply relevant and abnormal data in the assessment of the well, chronically ill and acutely ill adult and pediatric client.
  2. Apply evidence based information to make clinical judgments for chronically and acutely ill adult clients, as well as pediatric clients.
  3. Apply caring concepts when providing care to patients with chronic and acute alterations in health.
  4. Applying principles of safety, correlate the performance of nursing care with desired physiologic and psychologic outcomes for clients in chronic, acute care and pediatric settings.
  5. Identify areas of patient teaching in the context of chronic and acute illness, as well as the pediatric client.
  6. Apply the nursing process in the context of acute and chronic illness, as well as the pediatric client.
  7. Apply principles of collaborative decision making in the context of acute and chronic illness, as well as the pediatric client.
  8. Identify appropriate communication to achieve positive client outcomes in the context of chronic illness and acute illness, as well as in the context of pediatric client.
  9. Identify ethical, legal and regulatory frameworks of nursing and standards and scope of nursing practice in the context of acute and chronic illness, as well as in the context of the pediatric client.

Overview

Program

Credits

6