NUR 155 - Intergenerational Nursing
In this course the student continues to develop the Core Competencies© of the professional nurse as the theoretical content builds upon the Fundamental of Nursing course curriculum. The focus is on patient-centered care, safety, evidence-based practice, professionalism, teamwork, and communication as the competencies apply to care of families and groups across the lifespan that is appropriate and respectful of the client’s development stage.
At the completion of the course, the student will:
- Identify the multiple dimensions of patient-centered care across the lifespan.
- Explain human factors and basic safety design principles that affect safety across the lifespan.
- Describe the concept of evidence-based practice as it applies to care across the lifespan.
- Explain the attributes of professionalism.
- Describe the roles of the interdisciplinary health care team as they relate to care across the lifespan.
- Identify principles of effective communication with patients and family systems.
Prerequisite(s): Completion of NUR 101, NUR 102, ENG 101, PSY 101, and BIO 231.
Corequisite(s): BIO 232, ANT 101, NUR 156, NUR 160
Note(s): NUR 156 must be taken concurrently with NUR 155. Open to Nursing students only.
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