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PNSG1526 – Clinical II Practical Nursing pdf

Credits: 5 (1/4/0)
Description: This course provides the student an opportunity to apply nursing judgment using evidence-based care, critical thinking and clinical judgment to implement safe, patient-centered and relationship-centered care to individual patients across the lifespan. The clinical student reflects on the value of patient-centered care, teamwork and collaboration, informatics, quality improvement, safety, managing care of the individual patient, nursing judgment and evidence-based care. Concepts related to career development options that enhance career mobility are reviewed. Standards of practical nursing and the importance of practicing according to state-regulated scope of practice are reviewed.
Prerequisites: BIOL2260
Corequisites: None
  1. Evaluate personal communication skills and cultural sensitivity while working with diverse patients across the lifespan.
  2. Compare individualized established plans of care for patients across the lifespan.
  3. Provide health care information to the patient that is considerate of culture, experience and knowledge of his/her own health.
  4. Explain the nurse's role in maintaining confidentiality of the patient care record.
  5. Utilize technology to access reliable information and resources that support patient care, reduce reliance on memory and enhance competency within the practice setting.
  6. Provide evidence for prioritization of nursing judgments to individuals across the lifespan.
  7. Demonstrate nursing judgment by selecting and prioritizing interventions, monitoring the patient's response and reporting changes.
  8. Demonstrate personal integrity, professional behaviors, professional boundaries and an appreciation for lifelong learning.
  9. Construct a plan for role transition from student to licensed practical nurse.
  10. Examine standards of practice for the licensed practical nurse and the importance of practicing according to state regulations and statutes.
  11. Provide input regarding quality improvement methods used to develop or revise policies/procedures.
  12. Demonstrate safe nursing practice while following the National Patient Safety Goals.
  13. Recognize conflict and when to report it to a supervisor.
  14. Assign and monitor nursing tasks/activities to other licensed practical nurses and/or unlicensed assistive personnel to achieve patient care goals.
  15. Provide patient care to multiple patients within the scope of the practical nurse.
MnTC goal areas: None

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