Course details

NURSPNE 262 - Ther Nurs Care I Clinical (PNE 200-230)

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Therapeutic Nursing Care I Clinical --- This is the first of three sequential clinical courses to apply knowledge gained in previous science and nursing courses to the care of individuals and families. Emphasis will be on clinical reasoning, decision-making, critical thinking, and clinical judgment; communication; and use of evidenced based information within the clinical care setting. Students will learn to apply strategies within the clinical setting necessary to manage illness responses, evaluate client outcomes of care, and promote health. Concepts including pain, mobility, infection, thermoregulation, tissue integrity, and elimination will be emphasized. Concepts related to person, significant other, community, society, and culture are integrated within the course in order to direct the student to provide safe, optimal care.