NWCCD 2020-21 Catalog 
    Mar 26, 2023  
NWCCD 2020-21 Catalog [This is an Archived Catalog.]

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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.

Credits: 9

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:

  1. Adhere to safety standards when providing nursing care.
  2. Explain the role of the nurse in supporting patient safety.
  3. Begin to use the steps of the nursing process to provide care and promote health.
  4. Identify the role of evidence and appropriate sources in guiding decision-making.
  5. Identify the leadership role of the nurse in the healthcare system.
  6. Recognize the role of the nurse in healthcare delivery.
  7. Identify the influence of patient needs, values, and choices when individualizing care.
  8. Recognize effective communication techniques used in establishing therapeutic relationships.
  9. Explore the nurse’s role in advocacy.
  10. Identify the core values of professional nursing.
  11. Identify the legal and ethical basis of nursing practice, including scope of practice.
  12. Utilize concepts of health promotion to educate patients across the lifespan.

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