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

NSG 143 - Development of Nursing Practice I


Description: Introduces theory that directs nursing skills and the development of nursing practice. Uses the nursing process as a framework for care and implementation of appropriate nursing interventions. Basic to intermediate nursing skills are developed.

Prerequisites: Admission to nursing program

Corequisite: NSG 140 , NSG 142 , NSG 144 , and NSG 145  

Credits: 2
Lecture: 1
Lab: 3

Course Content:
  1. Principles of nursing care related to adult assessment
  2. Principles of nursing care related to medication administration & dosage calculations
  3. Principles of nursing care related to oxygen therapy
  4. Principles of nursing care related to Foley catheters
  5. Principles of nursing care related to sterile field
  6. Principles of nursing care related to wounds
  7. Principles of nursing care related to nasogastric tubes

Learning Outcomes:
  1. Patient-Centered Care - Perform holistic assessments: Differentiate types of assessments: Head to Toe assessment and focused assessments. Collection of subjective and objective data. (1-7)
  2. Teamwork and Collaboration - Utilize of the healthcare team to provide safe and effective patient care and appropriate delegation while performing nursing skills.  (1-7)
  3. Evidence-Based Practice - Apply principles of evidence-based practice when performing and documenting nursing skills. (1-7)
  4. Quality Improvement - Demonstrate the need for quality and system improvement when performing nursing skills.  (1-7)
  5. Safety - Perform nursing skills successfully.  (1-7)
  6. Informatics - Use patient health record for documentation of nursing care. (1-7)

Required Assessment:
Returned demonstration of skills, exams, simulation.