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NURS 212
Practicum V


Credits: 4
Clock Hours per Quarter: 120

AA Discipline:

   Clinical Hours: 120


Description
This course applies theory from NURS 202. The focus is on the management of care of patients in acute care, mental health, and community healthcare environments. Each student completes a “Focused Practicum” experience with a nurse preceptor as a transition to practice as a registered nurse. Prerequisites: Admission to the Nursing Program; NURS 201 and 211. Co-requisite: NURS 202.

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
  • Introduction to dysrhythmia interpretation II
  • Integration of lab values
  • Basic cardiopulmonary arrest (code) management
  • Electronic Health Record (EHR)

  • Syllabi Listing See ALL Quarters
    Course
    Year Quarter
    Item
    Instructor  
    NURS 212
    Spring 2014
    1628
    Robert Becker
    NURS 212
    Spring 2014
    6599
    Robert Becker
    NURS 212
    Spring 2013
    6599
    Susan Rammelsberg
    NURS 212
    Spring 2013
    1628
    Sherri Jones and Level II nursing faculty
    NURS 212
    Spring 2012
    6599
    Susan Rammelsberg


    Two Year Projected Schedule

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