NURS 211 : Nursing IV - Lab

Nursing 211 is a clinical/lab course where students continue to demonstrate competencies necessary to meet the physical and psychosocial needs of those experiencing alterations in health across the lifespan. Focus on the acute care and mental health 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. Analyze changes in health status in acute care and mental health settings.
  2. Assess the impact of developmental, emotional, cultural, religious and spiritual influences on the client’s health status.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.
  5. Provide holistic accurate and safe nursing care in mental health settings and in acute care setting with two patients.
  6. Provide teaching based on an individualized teaching plan in the acute care and mental health setting.
  7. Organize and manage the holistic care of clients in the mental health setting and in the acute care setting for two clients.
  8. 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.
  9. Utilize appropriate verbal and written channels of communication to achieve positive client outcomes in the acute care setting and mental health setting.
  10. Utilize therapeutic communication skills when interacting with clients and support persons in the acute care and mental health 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 mental health setting.
  12. Demonstrate professional behavior in the acute care and mental health setting.

Overview

Program

Credits

5