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Graduate Course Proposal Form Submission Detail - NGR6094

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Current Status: Approved, Permanent Archive - 2004-03-18
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  1. Department and Contact Information

    Tracking Number Date & Time Submitted
    1948 2004-03-17
     
    Department College Budget Account Number
    Nursing NR 620100020
     
    Contact Person Phone Email
    Susan McMillan 9749188 smcmilla@hsc.usf.edu

  2. Course Information

    Prefix Number Full Title
    NGR 6094 Practicum II in Advanced Oncology Nursing

    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
    3 I - Internships (Including Practicum) S - S/U Only
     
    Abbreviated Title (30 characters maximum)
    Pract II in Adv Oncology Nur
     
    Course Online? Percentage Online
    -

    Prerequisites

    NGR 6199, NGR 6140, NGR 6001, NGR 6800, NGR 6121, NGR 6096, NGR 6142, NGR 6207, and NGR 6093

    Corequisites

    Course Description

    This course provides clinical experiences in advanced oncology nursing practice with a focus on the application of theoretical and conceptual knowledge and relevant to adults with cancer or at risk for cancer


  3. Justification

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

    x

    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?

    x

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

    x

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

    x


  4. Other Course Information

    A. Objectives

    1. Demonstrate diagnostic reasoning in clinical decision-making in the identification, evaluation, and management of health needs of clients in a variety of settings.

    2. Perform, interpret and communicate results of common diagnostic studies.

    3. Manage acute oncologic complications, and stable chronic diseases and recognized emergency situations and initiate and refer for effective care as necessary.

    4. Implement and evaluate clinical criteria and treatment plans to assure optimal care for clients. 5. Teach clients and families about drug regimens, drug side effects and interactions using an appropriate communication level.

    6. Assess barriers to client education and health behavior change, encourage behavioral change through the use of motivational techniques, and evaluate efficacy of outcomes. 7. Counsel clients in crisis/loss/grief situations and refer to mental health providers as appropriate.

    8. Assess, and diagnose the client's health status over time with attention to safety, efficacy, agency and national guidelines, and the client's health goals, risk factors, and cancer illness experience.

    B. Learning Outcomes

    1. Demonstrate diagnostic reasoning in clinical decision-making in the identification, evaluation, and management of health needs of clients in a variety of settings.

    2. Perform, interpret and communicate results of common diagnostic studies.

    3. Manage acute oncologic complications, and stable chronic diseases and recognized emergency situations and initiate and refer for effective care as necessary.

    4. Implement and evaluate clinical criteria and treatment plans to assure optimal care for clients. 5. Teach clients and families about drug regimens, drug side effects and interactions using an appropriate communication level.

    6. Assess barriers to client education and health behavior change, encourage behavioral change through the use of motivational techniques, and evaluate efficacy of outcomes. 7. Counsel clients in crisis/loss/grief situations and refer to mental health providers as appropriate.

    8. Assess, and diagnose the client's health status over time with attention to safety, efficacy, agency and national guidelines, and the client's health goals, risk factors, and cancer illness experience.

    C. Major Topics

    Clinical.

    Seminar.

    Case Studies.

    D. Textbooks

    None.

    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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