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 Course Title:   Advanced Medical-Surgical Nursing Practicum I

 Title Abbreviation:   ADV MED/SURG PRAC I

 Department:    NURS

 Course #:    113

 Credits:    2

 Variable:     No

 IUs:    3.5

 CIP:    511613

 EPC:    326

 REV:    2013


 Course Description  

Nursing care and principles and skills appropriate to Nursing 107. Clinical experience will allow the nursing student to expand clinical skills and the use of the nursing process while moving toward independent practice. Taken concurrently with NURS 107.

 Prerequisite  

Prerequisite: NURS 105, 106, 111, 112.

Additional Course Details

Contact Hours (based on 11 week quarter)

Lecture: 0

Lab: 14

Other: 0

Systems: 0

Clinical: 56


Intent: Distribution Requirement(s) Status:  

Vocational Preparatory Required for certificate  

Equivalencies At Other Institutions

Other Institution Equivalencies Table
Institution Course # Remarks
N/A

Learning Outcomes

After completing this course, the student will be able to:

  1. Perform nursing skills appropriate to the theory course.
  2. Expand clinical skills using the nursing process, moving toward independent practice as a Licensed Practical Nurse.

General Education Learning Values & Outcomes

Revised August 2008 and affects outlines for 2008 year 1 and later.

2. Critical Thinking

Definition: The ability to think critically about the nature of knowledge within a discipline and about the ways in which that knowledge is constructed and validated and to be sensitive to the ways these processes often vary among disciplines.

Outcomes: Students will be able to . . .
2.9 Apply and/or create problem-solving strategies to successfully adapt to unpredictable and/or changing environments.

5. Global & Local Awareness & Responsibility

Definition: Understanding the complexity and interdependence of, and stewardship responsibilities to, local and global communities and environments.

Outcomes: Students will be able to . . .
5.1 Understand the impact of their own and other’s actions on local/global communities and environments and how those communities/environments affect them in turn.

6. Individual Awareness & Responsibility

Definition: Understanding, managing, and taking responsibility for one’s learning and behavior in varied and changing environments.

Outcomes: Students will be able to . . .
6.2 Demonstrate standards of professionalism in manner, appearance, and setting appropriate to the context, including the classroom, workplace, and community.
6.3 Apply successful organizational strategies of planning, goal setting, prioritizing, resolving conflict, and managing time to specific goals and/or projects.
6.4 Use self-reflection to recognize and define a sense of self-identity in personal, social/gender, and/or cultural/global terms and in relationship to others.

Course Contents

  1. Clinical experience-off campus.