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2021-2022 Academic Catalog 
2021-2022 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

RNSG 1262 - Clinical - Registered Nursing

CIP Code: 51.3801
Credit(s): 2
Course Description: A health-related work-based learning experience that enables the student to apply specialized occupational theory, skills, and concepts. Direct supervision is provided by the clinical professional.  In this course the student uses evidence based practice in the provision of patient centered care for adult patients with complex medical and surgical problems.  Students use prioritization and clinical judgment to provide quality patient care for two or more patients, further developing time management and organizational skills.  Evidence based practice is integrated using clinical guidelines and research.  The clinical experience requires students to interpret and communicate key information gathered through the use of technology (0-2-6) End-of-Course Outcomes: As outlined in the learning plan, apply the theory, concepts, and skills involving specialized materials, tools, equipment, procedures, regulations, laws, and interactions within and among political, economic, environmental, social, and legal systems associated with the occupation and the business/industry; and will demonstrate legal and ethical behavior, safety practices, interpersonal and teamwork skills, and appropriate written and verbal communication skills using the terminology of the occupation and the business/industry.

1. Prioritize patient centered care based on focused assessment of two or more patients in a timely and organized manner.
2. Using best current evidence, analyze assessment data to identify problems, formulate and evaluate outcomes, and develop and implement plans of care for adult patients with complex health problems and their families.
3. Utilize clinical judgment in the provision of collaborative patient centered care to culturally diverse patients including age, religion, ethnicity, economics, and gender in a variety of health care settings.
4. Demonstrate accountability and responsibility in the provision of patient centered care within a legal/ethical framework. 1,2,3,4,5,6

Prerequisite(s): Traditional: Successful completion of previous term courses. 

Transition: Admission to the Associate Degree Nursing Transition Program Option

Faculty Consent: N