Mar 26, 2023
NURS 1100 - Professional Nursing Care in Health Promotion
This course introduces the learner to concepts of health promotion, safety, clinical judgment, leadership, patient centeredness, and professionalism. Health promotion includes learning about self-health and health in children, adults, older adults, and the family experiencing a normal pregnancy. Learners value evidence about healthy lifestyle patterns and risk factors for disease and illness, apply growth and development theory, develop therapeutic relationships, conduct an age-appropriate and culturally-sensitive health assessment, and promote health using the nursing process and standards of professional nursing.
Instructional Method a combination of lecture, lab and clinical
Acceptance into the Nursing Program and successful completion of NURS 1000 Nursing First Year Seminar
Minimum Student Competencies
Upon completion of NURS 1100-Professional Nursing Care in Health Promotion , the student will:
- Adhere to safety standards when providing nursing care.
- Explain the role of the nurse in supporting patient safety.
- Begin to use the steps of the nursing process to provide care and promote health.
- Identify the role of evidence and appropriate sources in guiding decision-making.
- Identify the leadership role of the nurse in the healthcare system.
- Recognize the role of the nurse in healthcare delivery.
- Identify the influence of patient needs, values, and choices when individualizing care.
- Recognize effective communication techniques used in establishing therapeutic relationships.
- Explore the nurse’s role in advocacy.
- Identify the core values of professional nursing.
- Identify the legal and ethical basis of nursing practice, including scope of practice.
- Utilize concepts of health promotion to educate patients across the lifespan.
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