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PNURSE 127 - Med-Surg Nursing II Simulation

Credits: 1
On campus and virtual simulation scenarios related to content in Med Surg II will provide the student with the opportunity to apply clinical skills using the nursing process and clinical judgement to give culturally sensitive care, and further refine clinical reasoning skills in a safe simulation environment.

Enrollment Requirement: Admission into the Practical Nursing Program

Course Outcomes:
Students who successfully complete this class will be able to:

  1. Identify scientific principles when performing basic nursing care in a safe and effective care environment.
  2. Use the nursing process and clinical judgement with nursing care for one client who is in different stages of the life cycle.
  3. Document nursing care provided and client/family teaching.
  4. Provide nursing care in a simulation environment within legal and ethical guidelines.
  5. Perform culturally sensitive nursing care, including a focus on racial, socio-economic, sexual, gender, ethnicity, religious, social determinants of health, and spiritual needs of a client.
  6. Communicate with other health care team members to provide for continuity of care.
  7. Integrate principles of safety, quality, collaboration, relationship-centered care, systems-based care, and personal/professional development when providing care.
  8. Demonstrate safe performance of nursing skills.

Program Outcomes
  1. Provide safe, quality, evidence-based, innovative client-centered nursing care to diverse clients across the lifespan.
  2. Engage in clinical judgement that integrates evidence, nursing, physical and psychosocial sciences, to ensure healthcare quality and safety, and make client/relationship centered care decisions within the scope of practice of the practical nurse.
  3. Participate in collaboration and teamwork with the inter-professional team, the client, and the client’s support persons to provide and improve client care and communication.
  4. Integrate quality improvement activities and advocacy skills to enhance client care.
  5. Utilize information technology and supportive resources to improve client care processes within the healthcare system.
  6. Incorporate legal and ethical guidelines within the scope of practice of a practical nurse to enhance client care and professional development.

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