Feb 04, 2023  
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PNN 544 - Transitions to Practical Nursing Practice


Prerequisites:
Succcessful completion of:

BIO 151, BIO 168, BIO 173, BIO 186, and EDU 160
PNN427, & PNN537
Institutional
4 credit(s)

Students will learn to assume their role as a member of the health care team. Additionally, they will learn concepts relating to leadership and management skills are included to facilitate the transition to professional nursing. The student will have a leadership clinical component associated with the completion of this course. 



Course Learning Outcomes
1. Utilize the steps of the nursing process, including assessment, establishing goals, planning interventions, and evaluating said interventions with patients diagnosed with basic health disparities. 

2. Collaborate with the inter professional team to provide nursing care of clients with basic fluid and electrolyte imbalances, basic gastrointestinal, urinary, respiratory diagnosis and wound care.

3. Educate the family and patient regarding available resources for the nursing care of clients with basic fluid and electrolyte imbalances, basic gastrointestinal, urinary, respiratory diagnoses and wound care. 

4. Implement nursing interventions to help patients and families cope with the psychosocial impact of nursing care of clients with basic fluid and electrolyte imbalances, basic gastrointestinal, urinary, respiratory diagnosis and wound care.    

5. Create an evidence-based plan of care for clients with basic fluid and electrolyte imbalances, basic gastrointestinal, urinary, respiratory diagnoses and wound care, fluid and electrolyte imbalances, surgical procedures, and problems with immunity.



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