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Associate Degree Nursing

RNSG 1324 01 - Concept Based Transition to Prof Nrsg

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Integration of previous health care knowledge and skills into the role development of the professional nurse as a provider of patient-centered care, patient safety advocate, member of health care team, and member of the profession.

Emphasis is on clinical decision-making for patients and their families.

Review of selected health care and professional nursing concepts with application through exemplars.

Health care concepts include comfort, diversity, elimination, functional ability, human development, mobility, nutrition, sensory perception, sleep, coping, thermoregulation, tissue integrity, acid-base balance, clotting, cognition, fluid and electrolyte balance, gas exchange, immunity, metabolism, nutrition, grief, and perfusion.

Professional nursing concepts include clinical judgment, communication, ethical-legal, evidence-based practice, health promotion, health information technology, patient-centered care, patient education, professionalism, safety, teamwork and collaboration.

Introduces concepts of leadership and management.

This course lends itself to a concept-based approach.

Prerequisite: Vocational nursing license and acceptance to the professional nursing program.

Semester Hours: 3 (2 lec/4 lab).


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