Basic Nursing Care of the Adult Client ANPT 260AW
Prerequisite:NPT 115W, NPT 115LW, NPT 116W, and NPT 116LW or NUR 115W, NUR 115LW, NUR 116W, NUR 116LW, NUR 119W, and NUR 119LW with a minimum grade of a "C" (2.0). Facilitates learning opportunities in the areas of gastroenterology, hematology, musculoskeletal, oncology and respiratory with emphasis on critical thinking in basic to complex nursing care. For successful completion, a grade of at least a "C" must be earned in both this course and NPT 260ALW, the concurrent lab course (lab grade will be the same as theory grade). ( 60-0)
Outcomes and Objectives
Demonstrate Human Flourishing, Nursing Judgment, and Spirit of Inquiry while developing Professional Identity as an ADN to improve the quality of care for patients, families, and communities.
- Analyze potential consequences for patients when applying the ethical decision-making process.
- Analyze information and applies agency policies and procedures in plan of care.
- Organize and collaborate with the patient to provide health care that incorporates diverse values/practices.
- Use and evaluate knowledge of holistic influences when providing care in adult medical-surgical patients.
- Examine and apply nursing literature in clinical decision making.
- Analyze and interpret assessment data to formulate priority nursing diagnoses for adult medical-surgical patients with complex needs.
- Implement individualized plan of care with short- and long-term goals and constructs adjustments to plan.
- Evaluate goals and revise plan of care.
- Develop and implement individualized patient-centered teaching, applying teaching/learning principles based on patient's strenghts and barriers.
- Maintain professional nursing behaviors.
- Value contributions of stanardization and reliability for quality and safety.
- Administer and evaluate enteral, topical, intramuscular, subcutaneous and intravenous medications with the required supervision, adhering to Medication Administration Assessment Tool.
- Utilize therapeutic communication to promote relationship-centered care while maintaining confidentiality.
- Determine need for patient advocacy and proposes strategies to help patients make informed decisions.
- Identify components of delegation in clinical situations, and delegate appropriately with RN supervision.
- Collaborate with peers and other members of the health care team to achieve quality patient care.