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NURS 302. Professional Nurse (Clinical)

Credits: 3
Department: Nursing Science
Description: Principles of intermediate nursing care for clients in laboratory and community settings.
Prerequisites: Admission to the major
Corequisites: NURS 301
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring
Grading Method: ABCDF
Additional Information: Additional hrs required for EPIC training arranged. Additional lab and skills practice required as arranged by Nursing faculty.

Student Learning Outcomes

1. Integrate theory and research-based knowledge and skill from the arts, sciences, humanities, informatics, and genetics to professional nursing practice.
2. Apply principles of critical thinking using the nursing process and current evidence-based practice to formulate clinical decisions.
3. Design beginning level outcome based plans of care for clients in secondary and tertiary levels of care across populations in all stages of life.
4. Apply appropriate knowledge of functional health patterns and cultural diversity in performing nursing interventions in a rapidly changing, global society.
5. Integrate ANA Standards of Clinical Nursing Practice in care of individuals.
6. Demonstrate communication techniques during assessment, intervention, evaluation and health promotion.
7. Use appropriate communication patterns with the designated interdisciplinary healthcare team.
8. Plan collaboration with inter-professional teams in providing patient care.






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