House Bill 2504 Spring 2011 Course Syllabus RNSG-2362-03 (Clinical RN Training)
Spring 2011 Course Syllabus
RNSG-2362-03 (Clinical RN Training)
|Instructor||Douglas, Mark Eric|
|Course ID #||10371|
|Course Title||Clinical RN Training|
|Course Description||A health-related work-based experience that enables the student to apply specialized occupational theory, skills, and concepts. Direct supervision is provided by the clinical professional.|
|Course Prerequisites||RNSG 1423 Introduction to Professional Nursing for Integrated Programs; RNSG 1260 Clinical RNSG; RNSG 2514 Care of Patients with Complex Health Care Needs; RNSG 2535 Integrated Client Care Management|
Ackley, B. J., & Ladwig, G. B. (2011). Nursing diagnosis handbook: A guide to planning care (9th Ed.). St. Louis, MO: Mosby Elsevier.
American Psychological Association (2009). Concise rules of APA style (6th Ed.). Washington, D.C.
Finkelman, A. W. (2006). Leadership and management in nursing. Upper Saddle River, New Jersey: Pearson, Prentice
Hodgson, B. B., & Kizior, R. J. (2010). Saunders nursing drug handbook 2010. St. Louis, MO, Saunders Elsevier.
NOTE: Or current drug guide of choice.
Ignatavicious, D. D. & Workman, M. L. (2010). Medical-Surgical Nursing - Single Volume (6th Ed). St. Louis, MO: Elsevier Saunders.
Langford, R.W. & Thompson, J.D. (2005). Mosbyís handbook of diseases (3rd ed.). St. Louis, MO: Elsevier Saunders.
Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins (2006). Best practices: Evidence-based nursing practice (2nd Ed.). Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins a Wolters Kluwer.
McKinney, E. S., Jones, S. R., Murray, S. S. & Ashwill, J. W. (2009). Maternal-child nursing (3rd Ed.). Philadelphia: Saunders Elsevier.
Mosby (2008). PDQ for RN Ė nursing facts at hand (2nd ed. ). St. Louis, MO: Mosby Elsevier.
NCLEX-RN Review Book of Choice
Pagana, K. D., & Pagana, T. J. (2010). Mosbyís manual of diagnostic and laboratory tests (4th Ed.). St. Louis, MO, Mosby Elsevier. NOTE: Or current diagnostic and lab test manual of choice
Varcarolis, E. & Halter, M. (2009). Essentials of psychiatric mental health nursing- a communication approach to evidence-based care. St. Louis, MO: Saunders Elsevier.
In accordance with the mission of LSC-PA, RNSG 2361 and RNSG 2362 Clinical assists the student to develop the particular skills, knowledge, and attitudes necessary for success as a registered nurse. Upon successful completion of the course, the student should be able to:
1. Use critical thinking and the nursing process to provide care to patients with complex health problems.
2. State the rationale and the effects of medications and treatments and shall correctly administer the same.
3. Accurately and completely report and document:
a. Patientís status including signs, symptoms, and responses
b. Nursing care provided
c. Administration of medications and treatments
d. Patientís response to medications and treatments
e. Contacts with other health care team members concerning significant events regarding patientís status.
4. Implement measures to promote a safe environment for patients and others.
5. Respect the patientís right to privacy by protecting confidential information unless obligated or allowed by law to disclose the information.
6 Promote and participate in patient education and counseling based on health needs.
7. Obtain instruction and supervision as necessary when implementing nursing procedures or practices.
8. Notify the appropriate individual when leaving a nursing assignment.
9. Maintain professional boundaries of the nurse-patient relationship.
10. Provide without discrimination, nursing services regardless of age, disability, economic status, gender, national origin, race, religion, or health problems of the patient served.
11. Collaborate with the patient, members of the health care team and, when appropriate, the patientís significant other(s) in providing the patientís health care.
12. Demonstrate personal accountability and responsibility for providing safe nursing care.
13. Identify community resources available to assist patients and families in meeting on-going biological, social, psychological, cultural, and spiritual needs throughout the life span.
Acute Care Case Study (2 Averaged) 20%
Teaching Plans (4 Averaged) 10%
Clinical Summaries (6 Averaged) 10%
Clinical Care Plans (6 Averaged) 10%
Mental Health Care Plan and Assessment (1) 10%
Clinical/Simulation Reflections (1) 10%
Community Summary (1) 10%
Teaching Project (1) Ė 20%
Lamar State College Port Arthur is determined to prepare students with the knowledge and skills needed to succeed in todayís dynamic work environment. Towards this end, the following workplace competencies are included in this course:
1. Acquires and evaluates information through use of the nursing process.
2. Communicates information to and receives input from the health care team to enhance the quality of care provided for the patients assigned to the studentís care.
3. Utilization of critical decision making in setting priorities of care for patients.
4. Participates in the education of patients about various aspects of the disease process and the self-care associated with the disease.
5. Works well with children and family care givers who have a variety of cultural, spiritual, social and educational backgrounds.
6. Ability to select the correct items needed to perform selected nursing procedures.
7. Demonstrates knowledge of own skills and abilities through clinical competency.
|Attendance Policy||Research has shown a cause and effect relationship between attendance and college success. A student who is absent for 3 days may be dropped from the program by the program director. Attendance at all scheduled clinical experiences is expected and demonstrates professional behavior and accountability. It is the student's responsibility to notify the instructor prior to any absence.|
|Determination of Final Grade||
A final course grade of 75% or greater and satisfactory (S) clinical performance are necessary for the student to pass this course.
|Final Exam Date||May 6, 2011 - 8:00 AM|
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