RNSG 1360 - Clinical - Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse (formerly:Clinical- Basic)
CIP Code: 51.3801
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. A variety of health care settings are utilized to assist in the development of beginning physical ssesasment and psychomotor skills. This course provides hand-on application of skills necessary to deliver basic adult patient care and comfort and administration of non-parenteral medications during each clinical experience. (0-3-9)
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. Administer non-parenteral medication to adult patients utilizing the five rights in a safe manner.
2. Accurately perform a complete head to toe assessment to differentiate normal findings from health deviations.
3. Implement measures to promote quality and safe environments for patients, self and others.
4. Exhibit behaviors identified in the role and score of the professional nurse by maintaining confidentiality, integrity and effective communication.
5. Provide basic care and comfort to adult patients as assigned, utilizing identified cultural differences among diverse populations including age, religion, ethnicity, economics and gender.
6. Report data as a partner with the nursing team to identify problems and formulate outcomes and patient-centered plans of care. 1,2,3,4,5,6
Prerequisite(s): Acceptance into the Associate Degree Nursing Program
Faculty Consent: N