NURS 1108

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NURS 1108

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NURS 1108 Nursing Care of Adults 1 , 6 hours Credit

Course description

This course is designed to assist students to gain knowledge of common health problems of adults and to use the nursing process to assist individuals to promote and attain health. Em¬phasis is placed on the following life processes: protective function--perioperative and oncology and metabolism-- diabetes and endocrine. The other life processes are considered as they apply throughout the course. Selected laboratory experiences in caring for hospit¬al¬ized clients using simulated experiences and primary nursing will enable the student to acquire knowledge and skills related to the theory content and the student's individual needs. The student is expected to integrate and use knowledge and skills acquired in prerequisite courses (4 hours class, 6 hours lab). PR: NURS 1100, Nursing 1101, Biology 1170, FOSM1110 Concurrently: Allied Health 1110, NURS 1109, Biology 2205, PSYC 1101. A current Basic Life Support Card is required.

Complete Outcomes Table

Course Outcome Direct Measure(s) Performance Standard Rubric or other detail
1. Use critical thinking when using the nursing process in caring for individuals with common nursing problems occurring within the life processes.. Clinical evaluation, standardized and unstandardized examinations, care plan, Kaplan assessment exams, skills check-offs 75% on course exams, satisfactory clinical evaluation, standardized exam benchmark clinical eval rubric
2. Demonstrate accountable and responsible behavior in the classroom and clinical setting. Clinical evaluation Satisfactory clinical evaluation clin eval rubric
3. Use concepts from nursing and the physical, biologi¬cal, behavioral, and social sciences when using the nursing process to:
  • a. assess the health of individuals.
  • b. use assessment data to identify nursing diagnoses that apply to the care of individuals.
  • c. identify expected patient outcomes.
  • d. develop a plan of care for individuals with health problems.
  • e. implement the plan of care.
  • f. evaluate patient outcomes.
clinical evaluation, standardized and unstandardized examinations, research paper, care plans satisfactory clinical eval, 75% on course exams, standardized exam benchmark research paper and clin eval rubrics
4. Demonstrate effective communication with individuals. clinical evaluation, standardized and unstandardized examinations, care plans satisfactory clin eval, 75% on course exams clin eval rubric
5. Use technical skills in giving quality care to individuals with common health problems. clinical evaluation, skills check-off satisfactory clin eval clin eval rubric
6. Practice the roles of care provider and client teacher while providing primary care to individuals. clinical evaluation, skills check-off satisfactory clinical evaluation clin eval rubric

Methods of Assessment

NOTE: Specific method(s) of assessment need to be tied to each of the course outcomes above.

1. Examinations

2. Care plans

3. Research paper

4. Kaplan Assessment Exams

5. Clinical Performance/Direct Observation

6. Skills Check off

7. Simulation