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Graduate Course Proposal Form Submission Detail - NGR6728

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Current Status: Approved, Permanent Archive - 2006-06-28
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  1. Department and Contact Information

    Tracking Number Date & Time Submitted
    1775 2006-03-06
     
    Department College Budget Account Number
    Nursing NR 61200-000-0
     
    Contact Person Phone Email
    Judith Karshmer 9749229 jkarshme@hsc.usf.edu

  2. Course Information

    Prefix Number Full Title
    NGR 6728 CNL Clinical Seminar

    Is the course title variable? N
    Is a permit required for registration? N
    Are the credit hours variable? N
    Is this course repeatable?
    If repeatable, how many times? 0

    Credit Hours Section Type Grading Option
    1 C - Class Lecture (Primarily) S - S/U Only
     
    Abbreviated Title (30 characters maximum)
    CNL Clin Sem
     
    Course Online? Percentage Online
    -

    Prerequisites

    Corequisites

    Course Description

    Exploration and application of the clinical concepts essential to the role of the Clinical Nurse Leader.


  3. Justification

    A. Please briefly explain why it is necessary and/or desirable to add this course.

    Essential content specified by accrediting agency for the Clinical Nurse Leader curriculum

    B. What is the need or demand for this course? (Indicate if this course is part of a required sequence in the major.) What other programs would this course service?

    For all CNL students this is a required course

    C. Has this course been offered as Selected Topics/Experimental Topics course? If yes, how many times?

    One time

    D. What qualifications for training and/or experience are necessary to teach this course? (List minimum qualifications for the instructor.)

    Ph.D. prepared faculty epidemiologal and statistics background


  4. Other Course Information

    A. Objectives

    1. Articulate the role of the clinical nurse leader.

    2. Identify the components of creating an environment of clinical excellence that results in improved individual and group clinical outcomes on an identified care unit.

    3. Analyze the essential components of peer practice and collaboration of the total care dynamic.

    4. Analyze the practice environment in order to function at the microsystems level, integrating the environment to the system as well as the individual.

    5. Analyze the essentials for improved patient outcomes

    6. Develop and review population-based care protocols, standards, and practice guidelines.

    7. Demonstrate effective written and oral communication skills, working effectively with the interdisciplinary team.

    8. Develop practice models that take into account the six areas of IOMís recommendations, i.e., safe, effective, patient centered, timely, efficient, and equitable patient care.

    B. Learning Outcomes

    1. Articulate the role of the clinical nurse leader.

    2. Identify the components of creating an environment of clinical excellence that results in improved individual and group clinical outcomes on an identified care unit.

    3. Analyze the essential components of peer practice and collaboration of the total care dynamic.

    4. Analyze the practice environment in order to function at the microsystems level, integrating the environment to the system as well as the individual.

    5. Analyze the essentials for improved patient outcomes

    6. Develop and review population-based care protocols, standards, and practice guidelines.

    7. Demonstrate effective written and oral communication skills, working effectively with the interdisciplinary team.

    8. Develop practice models that take into account the six areas of IOMís recommendations, i.e., safe, effective, patient centered, timely, efficient, and equitable patient care.

    C. Major Topics

    1. Articulate the role of the clinical nurse leader.

    2. Identify the components of creating an environment of clinical excellence that results in improved individual and group clinical outcomes on an identified care unit.

    3. Analyze the essential components of peer practice and collaboration of the total care dynamic.

    4. Analyze the practice environment in order to function at the microsystems level, integrating the environment to the system as well as the individual.

    5. Analyze the essentials for improved patient outcomes

    6. Develop and review population-based care protocols, standards, and practice guidelines.

    7. Demonstrate effective written and oral communication skills, working effectively with the interdisciplinary team.

    8. Develop practice models that take into account the six areas of IOMís recommendations, i.e., safe, effective, patient centered, timely, efficient, and equitable patient care.

    D. Textbooks

    Flanagan, Maggie RN Every Patient Deserves a Safe Nurse: Patient safety cannot be achieved when nurses are not safe. AJN, American Journal of Nursing. 105(11):112, November 2005.

    Ketchum, Kathy PhD, RN; Grass, Christine A. RPh; Padwojski, Anne PhD, RN, APN, BC, CCRN

    Medication Reconciliation: Verifying medication orders and clarifying discrepancies should be standard practice.

    E. Course Readings, Online Resources, and Other Purchases

    F. Student Expectations/Requirements and Grading Policy

    G. Assignments, Exams and Tests

    H. Attendance Policy

    I. Policy on Make-up Work

    J. Program This Course Supports


  5. Course Concurrence Information



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