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NURS1400 – Introduction to Professional Nursing pdf

Credits: 2 (2/0/0)
Description: This course will introduce the student to the concepts of professional nursing: the evolution of nursing practice, professional behavior, scope of practice, therapeutic communication, nursing process, evidence-based practice, medical terminology, care plan and documentation, physiologic adaptation health care delivery system, spirituality and death and dying.
Prerequisites: Test out of MATH1020 AND Test out of HLTH1115
OR
Eligible to take MATH1114 AND HLTH1115
Corequisites: (None)
Competencies:
  1. Implement the nursing process to design an individualized plan of care utilizing evidenced-based practice.
  2. Demonstrate documentation for the professional nurse.
  3. Differentiate scopes of practice within the health care team while recognizing the evolution of the nursing profession.
  4. Differentiate health care delivery systems.
  5. Characterize the components of professional nursing behavior.
  6. Explore the therapeutic relationship between nurse and client.
  7. Utilize therapeutic communication techniques.
  8. Interpret medical terminology.
  9. Explore grief, loss, death and dying issues while recognizing spirituality.
MnTC goal areas: (N/A)

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