HNR 262 - Nursing Management Clinical

Course Description

Clinical experience providing opportunities to apply principles presented in HNR 261. Emphasis is placed upon organizational skills, time management, critical thinking, and the exercise of clinical judgment in managing the care for a normal RN caseload of patients. Students perform nursing care in the clinical area 24 hours per week for eight weeks with the goal of promoting a successful role transition from student to entry-level professional nurse. Group 2 course.

Credit Hours

4

Contact Hours

12

Lab Hours

12

Required Prerequisites

HNR 222 with a grade of 2.5 or higher; HNR 248 with S

Corequisites

HNR 261

General Education Outcomes supported by this course

Quantitative Reasoning

Course Learning Outcomes

Knowledge:
  • Integrates safe care practices that minimize the potential for harm to patients, self, and other health care team members.
Application:
  • Employs nursing actions based on decisions that are consistent with standards of nursing practice, established policies and procedures, and legal/ethical parameters.
Integration:
  • Coordinates holistic patient -centered care provided to an assigned group of patients.
Human Dimension:
  • Integrates professional communication skills to facilitate shared decision-making in providing patient-centered care, and in promoting effective team functioning.
Caring - Civic Learning:
  • Demonstrate integrity, honesty, accountability, maintain patient safety, and maintains patient confidentiality, privacy, respect, and dignity.
Learning How to Learn:
  • Integrates various types of thinking required to implement the nursing process.