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NUR 397: Nursing Care Of Adults I

7 credits

First of two courses focusing on providing nursing care for adult patients with alterations in physiological integrity. Students will learn to provide high quality, patient centered care, using the nursing process to promote optimal well being. Emphasis will be on promoting clinical reasoning skills, integrating best practices, and ensuring patient safety.

Learning Goals

Upon completion of this course, the student will:Demonstrate knowledge of the pathophysiology,clinical manifestations, and medical treatment ofpatients with altered oxygenation, circulation,hematologic, endocrine, gastrointestinal andneurologic function.• Gather and record patient data findings, includingnursing, medical, laboratory, radiographic,pharmacologic, and psychosocial and other pertinent data, when caring for medical-surgical patients. • Discuss the principles of prioritizing nursing care when caring for the medical-surgical patient. • Discuss the principles of safe medication administration in the medical-surgical setting.Demonstrate ability to organize patient data in a coherent manner using clinical reasoning skills and generate appropriate nursing diagnoses/interventions • Use the nursing process as a framework to plan care for the medical-surgical patient.• Discuss personal and cultural influences on an individuals's reactions to the illness experience. • Develop strategies for inter-professional collaboration and communication which reflect respect for personal and cultural differences. • Identify medically safe personal and cultural preferences which may be encountered when caring for medical-surgical patients.• Identify evidence based nursing interventions which promote optimal patient care outcomes in the medical-surgical patient. • Incorporated evidence based nursing interventions into the plan of care.Discuss the use of information technologies in the medical surgical setting. • Explain patient privacy guidelines and regulations related to informatics and communication technology.

*The learning goals displayed here are those for one section of this course as offered in a recent semester, and are provided for the purpose of information only. The exact learning goals for each course section in a specific semester will be stated on the syllabus distributed at the start of the semester, and may differ in wording and emphasis from those shown here.

Sections Offered: Fall 2024

Nursing Care Of Adults I
0302-397-100 C. Charles Tue/Fri 8:00 am - 9:40 am GC - HHE 204 7 This Course is Filled to Capacity
0302-397-200 D. Mcweeney Mon/Tue 10:00 am - 11:40 am GC - HHE 204 7
0302-397-300 TBA Mon/Tue 10:00 am - 11:40 am GC - HHE 204 7 This Course is Filled to Capacity
0302-397-400 TBA Thu/Fri 8:00 am - 9:40 am GC - HHE 208 7 This Course is Filled to Capacity

Sections Offered: Spring 2024

Nursing Care Of Adults I
0302-397-100 D. Mcweeney Mon/Tue 8:00 am - 9:40 am GC - BLH 104 7 This Course is Filled to Capacity
0302-397-150 D. Mcweeney Mon/Tue 10:00 am - 11:40 am GC - HHE 206 7
0302-397-200 B. Maley Mon/Thu 2:00 pm - 3:40 pm GC - NEX 154 7
0302-397-250 D. Swenson Tue/Thu 4:00 pm - 5:40 pm GC - NEX 156 7
0302-397-300 P. Garofalo Mon
Thu
8:00 am - 9:40 am
8:00 am - 9:40 am
GC - HHE 210 HHE 7 This Course is Filled to Capacity
0302-397-350 P. Mason Thu/Fri 8:00 am - 9:40 am GC - NEX 156 7
0302-397-400 L. Jojan Mon/Wed 2:25 pm - 4:05 pm GC - BLH 109 7
0302-397-450 K. Gonzalez Mon/Wed 2:25 pm - 4:05 pm GC - BLH 109 7
0302-397-500 P. Mason Wed/Fri 2:00 pm - 3:40 pm GC - HHE 210 7
0302-397-600 D. Haughie Tue/Fri 8:00 am - 9:40 am GC - HHE 208 7 This Course is Filled to Capacity

 
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