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Graduate Course Proposal Form Submission Detail - NGR5752

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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
    1780 2006-02-16
     
    Department College Budget Account Number
    Nursing NR 6201-000-0
     
    Contact Person Phone Email
    Judith Karshmer 9729229 jkarshme@hsc.usf.edu

  2. Course Information

    Prefix Number Full Title
    NGR 5752 Accelerated Fundamentals Clinical

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

    Prerequisites

    Corequisites

    Course Description

    Clinical experience in fundamentals of clinical nursing practice. Focuses on developing effective communication skills, critical thinking physical assessment, and concepts of health and illness to meet basic needs of the individual 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. Utilize principles of effective communication in basic health promotion and disease prevention activities.

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

    3. Use principles of effective communication, critical thinking, physical assessment and the nursing process to provide age-appropriate culturally and ethnically sensitive care for patients experiencing health problems.

    4. Maintain a safe patient environment.

    5. Demonstrate competence in use of effective communication, physical examination techniques and anthropometrics, and nutritional assessment delivering basic nursing care.

    6. Apply concepts of growth and development in providing basic nursing care.

    7. Promote the patients’ ability to cope, adapt and/or problem solve situation related to illnesses or stressful events.

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

    9. Conduct complete, age appropriate nursing history, psychosocial assessment, mental status exam and physical assessments on patients across the life cycle.

    B. Learning Outcomes

    1. Utilize principles of effective communication in basic health promotion and disease prevention activities.

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

    3. Use principles of effective communication, critical thinking, physical assessment and the nursing process to provide age-appropriate culturally and ethnically sensitive care for patients experiencing health problems.

    4. Maintain a safe patient environment.

    5. Demonstrate competence in use of effective communication, physical examination techniques and anthropometrics, and nutritional assessment delivering basic nursing care.

    6. Apply concepts of growth and development in providing basic nursing care.

    7. Promote the patients’ ability to cope, adapt and/or problem solve situation related to illnesses or stressful events.

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

    9. Conduct complete, age appropriate nursing history, psychosocial assessment, mental status exam and physical assessments on patients across the life cycle.

    C. Major Topics

    • Clinical experiences in a variety of settings

    • Written patient assessment and care plans

    • Identifying and discussing peer-reviewed research articles

    • Lecture/discussion

    • Cooperative learning group exercises

    • Audiovisuals

    • Role simulations

    • Case study analysis

    • Hands-on practice of required skills in lab and clinical area

    D. Textbooks

    University of South Florida College of Nursing (2002) Skills Checklist

    (Available at Pro Copy).

    Lab-pak Supplies (Students are required to purchase these supplies for the laboratory experience. Available at medical bookstore).

    Nutrition text of choice.

    Potter, P.A., & Perry, A.G. (2005). Fundamentals of nursing. 6th ed. St. Louis: Mosby.

    Smith S., Duell D., & Martin, B. (2004). Clinical Nursing Skills: Basic to advanced skills. 6th ed. Prentice-Hall.

    Miller-Keane (2003). Encyclopedia & Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, & Allied Health. 7th ed. Saunders.

    Ogden, S. (

    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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