NURS 203 : Nursing VI - Theory

Nursing 203 is a nursing theory course where student continue to explore complex alteration in health across the lifespan 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. Analyze relevant and abnormal data in the assessment of the critically and emergently ill patient.
  2. Use evidence based information and the nursing process to critically think and make clinical judgments and management decisions to ensure accurate and safe care.
  3. Apply concepts of caring to clients with critical and emergent alterations in health, and adapt care to in consideration of the client’s values, customs, culture, and/or habits.
  4. Correlate and analyze the performance of safe nursing care with desired physiologic and psychologic outcomes for critically and emergently ill clients.
  5. Provide teaching based on individualized teaching plan.
  6. Apply the nursing process in the context of critical illness, emergency care and community setting.
  7. Apply principles of collaborative decision making in the context of critical illness, emergency care and community setting.
  8. Identify appropriate communication to achieve positive client outcomes in the context of critical illness, emergency care and community settings.
  9. Identify ethical, legal and regulatory frameworks of nursing and standards and scope of nursing practice in the context of critical illness, emergency care and community setting.
  10. Analyze changes in health status in acute care and mental health settings.
  11. Assess the impact of developmental, emotional, cultural, religious and spiritual influences on the client’s health status.
  12. Apply evidence based information to make clinical judgments and management decisions to ensure accurate and safe care for clients in acute care and mental health settings.
  13. Demonstrate holistic caring behavior towards the client, significant support person(s), peers, and other members of the health care team in the acute care and mental health setting.
  14. Provide holistic accurate and safe nursing care in mental health settings and in acute care setting with two patients.
  15. Provide teaching based on an individualized teaching plan in the acute care and mental health setting.
  16. Organize and manage the holistic care of clients in the mental health setting and in the acute care setting for two clients.
  17. Collaborate with the client, significant support person(s) and other members of the healthcare team to achieve client outcomes in the acute care setting and mental health setting.
  18. Utilize appropriate verbal and written channels of communication to achieve positive client outcomes in the acute care setting and mental health setting.
  19. Utilize therapeutic communication skills when interacting with clients and support persons in the acute care and mental health setting.
  20. Practice within the ethical, legal and regulatory frameworks of nursing and standards and scope of professional nursing practice in the acute care and mental health setting.
  21. Demonstrate professional behavior in the acute care and mental health setting.

Overview

Program

Credits

4