NURS2437 - Nursing Clinical II
This clinical course provides the professional nursing student with opportunities to utilize the nursing process in providing individualized patient-centered care to diverse patient populations. An emphasis on evidence-based nursing care and clinical judgment skills, personal identity and behavior, teamwork and collaboration, holism, patient-centered care, safety and quality improvement will be incorporated.
- Current American Heart Association Basic Life Support
- Current, clear national background check
- Current, clear Minnesota Department of Health criminal background check
- Experience as a nursing assistant as guided by the generic ADN application packet
- Up-to-date immunizations and health form
- Function competently within the scope of practice as a member of the health care team.
- Model professional behaviors within the legal and ethical frameworks for nursing.
- Provide holistic, patient-centered nursing care utilizing the nursing process.
- Interpret holistic assessment findings for diverse patients while integrating pathophysiology.
- Elicit patient values, preferences and expressed needs as part of the clinical interview, implementation of care plan and evaluation of care.
- Plan care for diverse populations integrating patient values, clinical expertise and evidence-based practices.
- Demonstrate competency in medication administration incorporating pharmacological principles.
- Explore continuous quality improvement as an essential part of the daily work of all health professionals.
- Demonstrate effective use of strategies to reduce risk of harm to self or others.
- Implement professional communication strategies that promote safe, effective care.
- Describe own strengths, limitations and values in functioning as a member of a team.
- Apply technology and information management tools to support safe processes of care.