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PNSG1226 – Practical Nursing Clinical II pdf

Credits: 4 (0/4/0)
Description: This course builds on patient-centered caring within the scope of practical nursing. The student will build on previously learned core values while integrating critical thinking, safety, quality and evidence-based practice to prioritize care of two patients. Curriculum threads including data collection, dosage calculations, pharmacological concepts, reinforcing patient teaching and documentation are integrated throughout the course.
Prerequisites: PNSG1209
Corequisites: None
  1. Demonstrate competency in dosage calculation at 100 %.
  2. Reinforce education regarding patient condition and health promotion.
  3. Collect data pertinent to the patient's physiological and psychological status while identifying the significance of diversity while caring for two patients.
  4. Utilize the nursing process in identifying and prioritizing patient care.
  5. Demonstrate competence in safe medication administration.
  6. Correlate patient medications with patient condition, evaluating potential side effects and effectiveness.
  7. Demonstrate critical thinking skills to implement non-pharmacological measures for patient comfort.
  8. Provide quality holistic patient-centered nursing care.
  9. Demonstrate safe, evedence-based nursing care.
  10. Apply theory of health promotion, maintenance and restoration to assigned patients.
  11. Implement therapeutic communication strategies.
  12. Implement principles of documentation accurately, completely and in a timely manner.
MnTC goal areas: None

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