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NURS 242 Concepts of Nursing II

Building on previously introduced concepts, this course prepares students to develop theoretical knowledge and clinical competencies in the provision of family-centered care for the childbearing and childrearing family unit. Essential concepts will include sexuality, reproduction, growth and development, and family. Emphasis will be placed on the application of nursing judgment to caring for childbearing and childrearing families. Clinical, skills laboratory, and simulation experiences will supplement didactic learning methods.

Credits

6

Prerequisite

NURS 143. Pre- or corequisites: SOCI 101, and SPCH 101, SPCH 105, or SPCH 110

Corequisite

NURS 243

Hours Weekly

4 hours theory, 6 hours clinical

Course Objectives

  1. 1. Provide family-centered care which meets the family’s health needs while respecting their culture, preferences, and values.
  2. 2. Apply principles of teaching and learning, health promotion, and reduction of risk potential to provide health education to childbearing and child-rearing families.
  3. 3. Collaborate with patients, families, and interprofessional team members to advocate for safe, quality care to patients from childbearing and child-rearing families.
  4. 4. Implement developmentally appropriate communication techniques to assess family health status and to develop and manage a plan of care.
  5. 5. Demonstrate leadership and accountability by utilizing ethical, legal, and professional standards to provide safe, quality nursing care to childbearing and child-rearing families.
  6. 6. Perform nursing interventions based on current standards of practice, policies, and procedures to optimize the health of patients and families.
  7. 7. Apply professional knowledge, science, and evidence regarding childbearing and child-rearing families to formulate nursing judgments.
  8. 8. Examine the evidence that underlies current nursing practice in regards to childbearing and child-rearing families to solve clinical problems.

Course Objectives

1. Provide family-centered care which meets the family’s health needs while respecting their culture, preferences, and values.

Learning Activity Artifact

  • Other (please fill out box below)
  • Culture project

Procedure for Assessing Student Learning

  • Other (please fill out box below)
  • Culture project rubric

Program Goal(s)

Degree: Nursing - A.A. Degree (Transfer)

1. Promote patient-centered care that meets the patient’s health needs while respecting their culture, preferences and values.

2. Apply principles of teaching and learning, health promotion, and reduction of risk potential to provide health education to childbearing and child-rearing families.

Procedure for Assessing Student Learning

  • Other (please fill out box below)
  • Exam, Clinical Evaluation Tool, Simulation Evaluation Tool

Program Goal(s)

Degree: Nursing - A.A. Degree (Transfer)

2. Apply principles of teaching and learning, health promotion and reduction of risk potential to provide health education for patients across the lifespan.

3. Collaborate with patients, families, and interprofessional team members to advocate for safe, quality care to patients from childbearing and child-rearing families.

Learning Activity Artifact

  • Other (please fill out box below)
  • Clinical experience, Simulation experience

Procedure for Assessing Student Learning

  • Other (please fill out box below)
  • Clinical Evaluation Tool, Simulation Evaluation Tool

Program Goal(s)

Degree: Nursing - A.A. Degree (Transfer)

3. Collaborate with patients and interprofessional team members in acute, long-term and community health care settings to advocate for safe quality care.

4. Implement developmentally appropriate communication techniques to assess family health status and to develop and manage a plan of care.

Learning Activity Artifact

  • Other (please fill out box below)
  • Family Assessment & Care Plan Project, Dosage calculation online presentation, simulation experience

Procedure for Assessing Student Learning

  • Other (please fill out box below)
  • Family Assessment and Care Plan rubric

Program Goal(s)

Degree: Nursing - A.A. Degree (Transfer)

4. Communicate effectively to assess patient’s health status, and to develop and manage the plan of care.

5. Demonstrate leadership and accountability by utilizing ethical, legal, and professional standards to provide safe, quality nursing care to childbearing and child-rearing families.

Learning Activity Artifact

  • Other (please fill out box below)
  • Dosage Calculation online presentation, Simulation experience

Program Goal(s)

Degree: Nursing - A.A. Degree (Transfer)

5. Demonstrate leadership and accountability by utilizing legal, ethical, and professional standards to provide safe, quality nursing care.

6. Perform nursing interventions based on current standards of practice, policies, and procedures to optimize the health of patients and families.

Learning Activity Artifact

  • Other (please fill out box below)
  • Clinical experience, Nursing skills scenarios

Procedure for Assessing Student Learning

  • Other (please fill out box below)
  • Clinical Evaluation Tool, Compentency evaluation

Program Goal(s)

Degree: Nursing - A.A. Degree (Transfer)

6. Perform nursing interventions based on current standards of practice, policies and procedures to optimize the patient’s health.

7. Apply professional knowledge, science, and evidence regarding childbearing and child-rearing families to formulate nursing judgments.

Learning Activity Artifact

  • Other (please fill out box below)
  • Lecture/case studies

Procedure for Assessing Student Learning

  • Other (please fill out box below)
  • Exam

Program Goal(s)

Degree: Nursing - A.A. Degree (Transfer)

7. Integrate professional knowledge, science and evidence to formulate nursing judgments.

8. Examine the evidence that underlies current nursing practice in regards to childbearing and child-rearing families to solve clinical problems.

Learning Activity Artifact

  • Other (please fill out box below)
  • Research article critique

Procedure for Assessing Student Learning

  • Other (please fill out box below)
  • Rubric

Program Goal(s)

Degree: Nursing - A.A. Degree (Transfer)

8. Challenge traditional and existing nursing practices used to solve clinical problems by examining the evidence that underlies current practice.