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NURS 211
Practicum IV


Credits: 6
Clock Hours per Quarter: 120

AA Discipline:

   Lab Hours:120


Description
This course applies theory from NURS 201. The focus is on the management of care of patients in acute care, mental health, and community healthcare environments. Prerequisites: Admission to the Nursing Program; NURS 200 and 210. Co-requisite: NURS 201.

This course is effective Winter 2017. For MCO prior to Winter 2017 click here.


Intended Learning Outcomes
  • Integrate research/nursing science, current standards of practice, clinical expertise, and patient preferences to formulate sound nursing judgments.
  • Plan and provide safe, holistic nursing care that is individualized to address patients’ diverse preferences, values and needs, and respects their capacity as a full partner with shared decision making.
  • Effectively use interpersonal communication and management/leadership principles when collaborating with health care team members to promote optimal health outcomes and minimize risk of harm.
  • Use technology to manage and communicate information, enhance patient safety, and support decision-making within professional, ethical, and legal standards.
  • Continuously improve the quality, value, and safety of patient care and health care systems by using data and improvement methods to implement and evaluate changes.
  • 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
  • Chest tube management
  • Patient Controlled Analgesia (PCA) management
  • Parenteral nutrition
  • Advanced neurologic assessment
  • Introduction to dysrhythmia interpretation
  • Electronic Health Record (EHR)

  • Syllabi Listing See ALL Quarters
    Course
    Year Quarter
    Item
    Instructor  
    NURS 211
    Winter 2014
    1624
    Robert Becker
    NURS 211
    Winter 2014
    6593
    Robert Becker
    NURS 211
    Winter 2013
    6593
    Susan Rammelsberg
    NURS 211
    Winter 2013
    1624
    Sherri Jones and all Level II Faculty
    NURS 211
    Winter 2012
    6593
    Susan Rammelsberg


    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.