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Graduate Course Proposal Form Submission Detail - NGR5753

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Current Status: Approved, Permanent Archive - 2006-05-05
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  1. Department and Contact Information

    Tracking Number Date & Time Submitted
    1779 2006-02-16
     
    Department College Budget Account Number
    Nursing NR 6201-000-0
     
    Contact Person Phone Email
    Judith Karshmer 9749229 jkarshme@hsc.usf.edu

  2. Course Information

    Prefix Number Full Title
    NGR 5753 Accelerated Integrated Clinical I

    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
    4 C - Class Lecture (Primarily) S - S/U Only
     
    Abbreviated Title (30 characters maximum)
    Accel Inter Clin
     
    Course Online? Percentage Online
    -

    Prerequisites

    Corequisites

    Course Description

    Clinical intervention for patients with selected physical and mental health problems. Emphasis is on advancing communication and clinical judgment skills in therapeutic nursing interventions for patients across the life span.


  3. Justification

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

    National acceptance for accelerated clinical standards.

    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?

    To meet national standards.

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

    yes

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

    Masters in Nursing


  4. Other Course Information

    A. Objectives

    1. Apply critical thinking skills in providing therapeutic nursing interventions for culturally diverse patients experiencing physical and mental health problems.

    2. Reduce the likelihood that patients will develop complications or health problems related to existing conditions, treatments or procedures through nursing interventions.

    3. Manage and provide care to one or two patients with selected health problems.

    4. Develop and implement age and developmentally appropriate plans of care.

    5. Use psychosocial skills to facilitate the patient’s ability to cope, adapt, and/or problem solve situations related to illnesses or stressful events.

    6. Provide comfort and assistance in the performance of activities of daily living.

    7. Manage and provide care related to the administration of medications and parenteral therapies in hospital and home care settings.

    8. Provide a safe environment for nursing care and protect personnel from hazards.

    9. Account for cost-effective measures when providing nursing care to patients.

    10. Demonstrate professional accountability and safe clinical practice in clinical practice.

    11. Implement the discharge planning process.

    12. Incorporate concepts of health promotion, health restoration, and disease prevention/early detection in plans of nursing care for individuals selected health problems.

    B. Learning Outcomes

    1. Apply critical thinking skills in providing therapeutic nursing interventions for culturally diverse patients experiencing physical and mental health problems.

    2. Reduce the likelihood that patients will develop complications or health problems related to existing conditions, treatments or procedures through nursing interventions.

    3. Manage and provide care to one or two patients with selected health problems.

    4. Develop and implement age and developmentally appropriate plans of care.

    5. Use psychosocial skills to facilitate the patient’s ability to cope, adapt, and/or problem solve situations related to illnesses or stressful events.

    6. Provide comfort and assistance in the performance of activities of daily living.

    7. Manage and provide care related to the administration of medications and parenteral therapies in hospital and home care settings.

    8. Provide a safe environment for nursing care and protect personnel from hazards.

    9. Account for cost-effective measures when providing nursing care to patients.

    10. Demonstrate professional accountability and safe clinical practice in clinical practice.

    11. Implement the discharge planning process.

    12. Incorporate concepts of health promotion, health restoration, and disease prevention/early detection in plans of nursing care for individuals selected health problems.

    C. Major Topics

    • Laboratory instruction and practice

    • Clinical experiences in a variety of settings

    • Seminar discussion and participation

    • Computer assisted instruction

    • Written Patient Assessments and Nursing Care Plans

    • Written Patient Medication Analysis

    • Case Studies

    D. Textbooks

    Lewis, S., Heitkemper, M., & Dirkson, S. (2000). Medical-Surgical nursing: Assessment and management of clinical problems (5th ed.). St. Louis: Mosby.

    Skills Checklist Manual. Procopy

    Nutrition text of choice.

    Smith S.F, Duell, D.J. & Martin, B.C. (2004). Clinical Nursing Skills: Basic to Advanced Skills. (6th ed.) New Jersey: Prentice Hall.

    Pagana, K.D. & Pagana, M.J. (2003). Mosby’s diagnostic and laboratory test reference (6th ed.). St. Louis: Mosby.

    Current Pharmacology Text and drug guide.

    Gulanick, M., Myers, J., Klopp, A., Gradisher, D., Galanes, S., & Puzas, M.(2003). Nurs

    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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