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Graduate Course Proposal Form Submission Detail - NGR7670

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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
    1812 2005-11-04
     
    Department College Budget Account Number
    Nursing NR 62100-000-0
     
    Contact Person Phone Email
    Judith Karshmer 9479229 jkarshme@hsc,usf,edu

  2. Course Information

    Prefix Number Full Title
    NGR 7670 Basics for Surgical Assist

    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) R - Regular
     
    Abbreviated Title (30 characters maximum)
    Basics for Surg Asst
     
    Course Online? Percentage Online
    -

    Prerequisites

    Corequisites

    Course Description

    Overview and basics for the Advanced Practice Nurse as the surgical assistant.


  3. Justification

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

    To support nurse practitioner’s skills

    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?

    This content is not in current curriculum

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

    N/A

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

    Graduate degree in Nursing


  4. Other Course Information

    A. Objectives

    1. Discuss principles of aseptic technique.

    2. Discuss preparation of a sterile field.

    3. Perform and demonstrate scrubbing, gowning, and gloving techniques.

    4. List the basic instruments and equipment used in surgery.

    5. Analyze safety features essential to the surgery

    6. Participate in a precepted surgical experience

    7. Evaluate the components of a successful surgical experience

    B. Learning Outcomes

    1. Discuss principles of aseptic technique.

    2. Discuss preparation of a sterile field.

    3. Perform and demonstrate scrubbing, gowning, and gloving techniques.

    4. List the basic instruments and equipment used in surgery.

    5. Analyze safety features essential to the surgery

    6. Participate in a precepted surgical experience

    7. Evaluate the components of a successful surgical experience

    C. Major Topics

    1. Aseptic technique

    2. Sterile/non-sterile fields

    3. Scrubbing, gowning, gloving

    4. Basic instruments

    5. Basic equipment

    6. Safety in the OR

    D. Textbooks

    Vaiden, R, (2001) Core Curriculum for the RN First Assistant, # Association of Operating Room Nurses.

    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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