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NURS 111
Practicum I


Credits: 4
Clock Hours per Quarter: 80

AA Discipline:

   Lab Hours:80


Description
This course applies theory from NURS 101. The focus is on the management of care for all age groups in the acute care environment. Prerequisite: Admission to the Nursing Program; NURS 100 and 110. Co-requisite: NURS 101.

Intended Learning Outcomes
  • Identify ways in which research/nursing science, current standards of practice, clinical experience, and patient preferences are used to make nursing judgments.
  • Plan and provide safe, holistic nursing care that is individualized to address patients diverse preferences, values and needs.
  • Effectively use interpersonal communication and management principles when working with health care team members to promote optimal health outcomes and minimize risk of harm.
  • Use technology to obtain and communicate information, enhance patient safety, and support decision-making within professional, ethical and legal standards.
  • Identify ways to improve the quality, value, and safety of patient care by using data.
  • Demonstrate professional behaviors that are consistent with moral/ethical and legal principles, that adhere to regulatory guidelines and standard-based care, and which promote the profession of nursing.

  • Course Topics
  • Administration of IV Fluids and IVPB medications
  • Care of the surgical cient
  • Insulin administration
  • Respiratory and tracheostomy care
  • Management of orthopedic devices (splints, casts, positioning devices)
  • Patient education
  • Electronic Health Record (EHR)
  • Lab value analysis

  • Syllabi Listing See ALL Quarters
    Course
    Year Quarter
    Item
    Instructor  
    NURS 111
    Winter 2015
    1622
    Grace Hiner
    NURS 111
    Winter 2015
    6591
    Grace Hiner
    NURS 111
    Winter 2014
    1622
    Grace Hiner
    NURS 111
    Winter 2014
    6591
    Grace Hiner
    NURS 111
    Winter 2013
    1622
    Grace Hiner


    Two Year Projected Schedule

    Year One* Year Two**
    Fall
    Winter
    Spring
    Summer
    Mini 
    Fall
    Winter
    Spring
    Summer
    Mini
     
    X
     
     
     
     
    X
     
     
     

    *If fall quarter starts on an odd year (2003, 2005, etc.), it's Year One.
    **
    If fall quarter starts on an even year (2002, 2004, etc.), it's Year Two.