NURS 2211

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NURS 2211

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NURS 2211 Contemporary Nursing & Management 3 hours credit

Course Description

Contemporary Nursing & Management is a capstone course designed to facilitate the transition from the role of student to the role of Registered Professional Nurse. This course addresses trends, issues, and management of heath care. The student is expected to select a preceptor/role model to assist with the role transition through an observational clinical experience. This clinical experience is tailored to the student’s interest and professional goals with emphasis on socialization into the nursing profession, management of multiple clients and application of clinical judgment skills. (2 hours lecture and 3 hours of clinical per week). PR: Nursing 2208. CR: ALLH 2210, NURS 2209, NURS 2211. Spring semester. A Basic Life support card is required.

Complete Outcomes Table

Course Outcome Direct Measure(s) Performance Standard Rubric or other detail
1. Analyze the impact of historic, political, social, and economic events on the development of nursing. standardized and nonstandardized exams, online discussions, research paper, other written assignments   research paper and discussions rubrics
2. Discuss the various roles the nurse may assume in the health care environment. standardized and nonstandardized exams, online discussions, research paper, other written assignments   research paper and discussions rubrics
3. Apply legal principles including delegation and prioritization in nursing practice to ensure safe patient care. preceptorship, standardized and nonstandardized exams, online discussions, other written assignments   discussion rubrics
4. Analyze ethical decision making using the nursing process. group presentation, standardized and nonstandardized exams, online discussions, other written assignments   group presentation and discussion rubrics
5. Apply critical thinking strategies to clinical management situations. preceptorship, standardized and unstandardized exams, case studies    
6. Explain the transition process from student to employee. online discussions   discussion rubric
7. Demonstrate accountable and responsible behavior in the classroom, clinical area, and in the completion of written assignments. preceptorship    
       

Methods of Assessment

1. Attendance and active participation 2. Weekly quizzes or discussions 3. Written assignments 4. Kaplan Assessment Exam