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

RNSG 2504 - Integrated Care of the Patient with Common Health Care Needs


5 Credits (4 hrs. lec., 2 hrs. lab.) Application of a systematic problem-solving process, critical thinking skills and concepts to provide nursing care to diverse patients and families across the life span with common health care needs including, but not limited to, common childhood/adolescent diseases, uncomplicated perinatal care, mental health concepts, perioperative care, frequently occurring adult health problems and health issues related to aging. Emphasis on secondary disease prevention and collaboration with members of the interdisciplinary health care team. Content includes roles of the professional nurse and applicable competencies in knowledge, judgment, skills, and professional values within a legal/ethical framework. This course lends itself to an integrated approach. Prerequisite: RNSG 1301 , RNSG 1523 . Corequisite: RNSG 1229 RNSG 1362  and BIOL 2402  
Course Outcomes
1 - Apply principles of critical thinking and a systematic problem-solving approach when caring for patients and families across the life span with common health care needs.
2 - Discuss collaborative behavior as a member of the interdisciplinary health care team.
3 - Demonstrate the legal and ethical parameters of nursing for patients families experiencing common health care problems.
4 - Explain the need for personal and professional growth.
5 - Apply the Nursing Practice Act in relation to patients and families experiencing common health care needs.