NURS 113 : Nursing III - Lab

Nursing 113 is a clinical/lab course where students continue to demonstrate competencies necessary to meet the needs physical and psychosocial needs of those experiencing alterations in health across the lifespan. Focus on the acute care and community setting. Integrated concepts include holistic assessment, evidence based practice, caring, safety, patient teaching, organizing and managing care, collaboration, therapeutic communication, and professionalism.

Course Outcomes

  1. Assess the adult and pediatric client for basic changes in health status in acute care and community settings.
  2. Assess at a basic level, the emotional, cultural, religious and spiritual influences on the client’s health status.
  3. With minimal cuing apply evidence based information to make clinical judgments and management decisions to ensure accurate and safe care of adult and pediatric patients in acute care and community settings.
  4. Demonstrate, with minimal cuing, holistic caring behavior towards the adult and pediatric client, significant support person(s), peers, and other members of the health care team in the acute care and community settings.
  5. Provide holistic accurate and safe nursing care in pediatric community settings and in the acute care setting with one to two patients.
  6. With minimal cuing provide teaching based on an individualized teaching plan for adult and pediatric clients in acute care and community settings.
  7. With minimal cuing organize and manage the holistic care of pediatric clients in the community setting and of one to two adult clients in the acute care setting.
  8. With minimal cuing, collaborate with the adult and pediatric client, significant support person(s) and other members of the healthcare team to achieve client outcomes in acute care and community settings.
  9. With minimal cuing utilize appropriate verbal and written channels of communication to achieve positive client outcomes in acute care and community settings.
  10. With minimal cuing utilize therapeutic communication skills when interacting with adult and pediatric clients and support persons in the acute care and community setting.
  11. Practice within the ethical, legal and regulatory frameworks of nursing and standards and scope of professional nursing practice in the acute care and community setting.
  12. Demonstrate professional behavior in the acute care and community setting.

Overview

Program

Credits

5