2018-2019 Catalog 
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2018-2019 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

RNSG 2362 - Clinical-Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse

3 Credits (9 hrs. ext.) A health-related work-based learning experience that enables the student to apply specialized occupational theory, skills, and concepts. Direct supervision is provided by the clinical professional. Requires LSC liability insurance. Prerequisite: None. Corequisite: RNSG 2535  
Course Outcomes
1 - Apply the theory, concepts, and skills involving specialized materials, tools, equipment, procedures, regulations, laws, and interactions within and among political, economic, environmental, social, and legal systems associated with the occupation and the business/industry.
2 - Demonstrate legal and ethical behavior, safety practices, interpersonal and teamwork skills, and appropriate written and verbal communication skills using the terminology of the occupation and the business/industry.
3 - Demonstrate the ability to make safe and ethical collaborative clinical decisions for diverse clients/groups of clients.
4 - Incorporate clinical data, current literature, accountability and critical-thinking skills into the nursing process and prioritize nursing care.
5 - Develop, implement, and evaluate a plan of care for diverse clients/families across the life span whose health needs may be difficult to predict.
6 - Provide for the care of multiple clients and their families in a variety of structured settings, either through direct care or through delegation of care to other members of the health care team.
7 - Analyze the implications of the Nursing Practice Act.
8 - Demonstrate leadership and management skills in caring for small groups of diverse clients across the life span.
9 - Use collaboration and communication techniques with clients, families, and health care team members, evaluating effectiveness of communication.
10 - Implement and analyze the effectiveness of client and family teaching in relation to health maintenance/health restoration, and long-term health care needs. Contribute to the improvement of nursing practice by serving as a positive role model, by adhering to high legal, ethical and professional standards, and by demonstrating responsibility for continuing personal and professional growth.
11 - Use current technology and literature to enhance client care and the profession of nursing.
12 - Coordinate human and material resources for the provision of care for clients and families.