NRSG-250 Advanced Patient Care Mgmt. & Leadership
Credits 4 / 2 Contact Hours
Pre-requisite: Division signature required; Placement into College Level Reading, completion of ELAP-120 with a 2.0 or higher, or successful completion of ACRD-090, ACRD-091 or ACRD-092, or a minimum score of 20 on the reading portion of the ACT; NRSG-210, NRSG-220, and NRSG-230 with a minimum grade of 2.0. Pre- or Co-requisite: NRSG-250C. Note: Clinical days may be altered to accomodate orientation, simulation, or other special events. Students must provide student uniform and stethoscope.
This course is designed for focus on the overall management of patient care in a variety of setting. In addition concepts related to community health will be covered. The course integrates previously learned concepts and principles utilizing the nursing process as well as coordination of patient care at all levels of intervention. Leadership skills and nursing management of patient care are emphasized. The clinical component of this course will take place in the acute care and community settings.
1. Use the nursing process to organize aspects of care for the patient, with functional health problems, at varying levels of wellness and illness (including health promotion and disease prevention strategies 2. Apply the concepts and principles of nursing, and the natural and applied sciences to provide safe care to the patient, in a variety setting 3. Demonstrate, through practice, the role of the nursing in caring for the patient practice within the legal and ethical parameters, demonstrate accountability for own practice and those responsibilities delegated to others, and display self-direction in identifying own learning needs and pursue education to meet them 4.Communicate effectively with other individuals (team members, other care providers, patients, families, etc.) to provide comprehensive aspects of adult patient care, reflecting national patient safety initiatives (QSEN) 5. Develop relationships that place the patient at the center of care, by demonstrating caring and effective communication, therapeutic relationships with patients, families and communities and professional relationships with members of the health care team 6. Manage the patient care team and function effectively with inter-professional teams, foster open communication, mutual respect, and shared decision-making to achieve safe and quality patient-centered care.