NUR 206 - Nursing Care of Adult I Practicum
Clinical application of the Nursing Care of the Adult I theory course includes a laboratory, simulation, and a direct care component. Opportunities to learn and practice selected complex skills of a professional nurse are provided in lab experiences; here the student can critically examine development of his/her psychomotor, communication, and decision-making skills. The student has the opportunity to apply Core Competencies© to the care of patient with medical/surgical and mental health problems.
At the completion of the course, the student will:
- Apply the multiple dimensions of patient-centered care to the holistic and coordinated care of the patient with medical/surgical and mental health problems.
- Minimize risk of harm to patients and providers through both system effectiveness and individual performance in the medical/surgical and mental health settings.
- Use leadership skills to facilitate the achievement of shared goals.
- Analyze the best current evidence coupled with clinical competence to make practice decisions.
- Use advanced technology in order to make decisions that optimize patient outcomes in the medical/surgical and mental health settings.
- Interact effectively with patients, families, and the health care team to enhance health outcomes.
Prerequisite(s): Completion of NUR 155, NUR 156, NUR 160, BIO 232, and ANT 101.
Corequisite(s): BIO 235, MAT 177, NUR 205
Note(s): NUR 205 must be taken concurrently with NUR 206. Open to Nursing students only.
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