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.
Required Prerequisites HNR 222
with a grade of 2.5 or higher; HNR 248
Corequisites HNR 261
General Education Outcomes supported by this course
Course Learning Outcomes Knowledge:
- Integrates safe care practices that minimize the potential for harm to patients, self, and other health care team members.
- Employs nursing actions based on decisions that are consistent with standards of nursing practice, established policies and procedures, and legal/ethical parameters.
- Coordinates holistic patient -centered care provided to an assigned group of patients.
Caring - Civic Learning:
- Integrates professional communication skills to facilitate shared decision-making in providing patient-centered care, and in promoting effective team functioning.
Learning How to Learn:
- Demonstrate integrity, honesty, accountability, maintain patient safety, and maintains patient confidentiality, privacy, respect, and dignity.
- Integrates various types of thinking required to implement the nursing process.