ADNR 230R : Nursing Care IV
This course is designed to provide students with the opportunity to comprehensively apply and integrate synthesized theoretical and clinical experiences from previous nursing courses. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate the knowledge, skills, and attitudes necessary to provide quality, individualized, entry level nursing care. The focus of this course is nursing care of the patient across the lifespan with complex health disorders. Intellectual, interpersonal, and psychomotor competencies are developed through simulation and clinical practice and based on Benner’s model of skill attainment, the Creighton competency evaluation instrument, and the AACN synergy model for patient care. Nursing care is holistic and includes integration of health promotion and prevention, patient education, therapeutic nutrition, and legal-ethical principles with safe and effective, culturally sensitive patient centered care. The role of nurse as a manager of care is a focus of this course with opportunities for delegation, supervision, collaboration, and team communication skills provided in simulation and clinical settings. This course is designed to prepare graduates for entry level nursing practice.
HOURS: 2 lab, 16 clinical