2020-2021 Catalog 
    Oct 18, 2021  
2020-2021 Catalog [PREVIOUS CATALOG YEAR]

NSG 153 - Development of Nursing Practice II

Description: Applies theory that directs nursing skills and the development of nursing practice. Uses the nursing process to apply theory and the implementation of appropriate nursing interventions. Intermediate to advanced nursing skills are developed. 

Prerequisites: NSG 140 , NSG 142 , NSG 143 , NSG 144 , and NSG 145  

Corequisite: NSG 150 , NSG 152 , NSG 155 , and BIO 205  

Credits: 2
Lecture: 1
Lab: 3

Course Content:

  1. Principles of nursing care related to tracheostomy maintenance
  2. Principles of nursing care related to chest tube maintenance and oxygen therapy
  3. Principles of nursing care related to venipuncture and phlebotomy
  4. Principles of nursing care related to initiation and maintenance of intravenous catheter systems
  5. Principles of nursing care related to management of central venous access devices
  6. Principles of nursing care related to electrocardiogram operation and function

Learning Outcomes:
  1. Patient-Centered Care - Perform holistic assessments including collection of subjective and objective data while performing intermediate to advanced nursing skills.  (1-6)
  2. Teamwork and Collaboration - Utilize the healthcare team to provide safe and effective patient care and appropriate delegation while performing nursing skills. (1-6)
  3. Evidence-Based Practice - Apply principles of evidence-based practice when performing and documenting nursing skills. (1-6)
  4. Quality Improvement - Demonstrate the need for quality and system improvement when performing nursing skills.  (1-6)
  5. Safety - Perform nursing skills successfully.  (1-6)
  6. Informatics - Use patient health record systems for documentation of care. (1-6)

Required Assessment:
Returned demonstrations of skills, exams, simulations.