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PNSG1216 – Practical Nursing Clinical I pdf

Credits: 5 (0/5/0)
Description: This course introduces the student to patient-centered care within the scope of practical nursing. The student begins to demonstrate caring, integrity and holism with actual patients. The student applies principles of critical thinking, the nursing process and ethics while providing care to diverse patients. Curriculum threads of data collection, medication administration, documentation, safety and communication are integrated throughout this nursing course.
Prerequisites: American Heart Association Health Care Provider CPR
Corequisites: PNSG1205
  1. Demonstrate professional and ethical behavior.
  2. Utilize the nursing process to identify and prioritize patient care.
  3. Collect data pertinent to the patient's physiological and psychological status.
  4. Demonstrate competency in safe medication administration.
  5. Demonstrate competency in dosage calculation at 100 percent accuracy.
  6. Provide holistic, patient-centered nursing care while demonstrating caring.
  7. Demonstrate safe nursing care.
  8. Relate theories of health promotion, maintenance and restoration to assigned patients.
  9. Implement basic communication strategies.
  10. Implement principles of documentation.
  11. Demonstrate integrity and accountability.
  12. Begin to implement critical thinking skills.
  13. Explore the scope of practice by the Boards of Nursing.
  14. Provide patient care within the scope of the practical nurse.
  15. Explore the significance of culture and spirituality in care of assigned patients.
MnTC goal areas: None

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