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Care of the Adult I

PNE 122W

Care of the Adult I

PNE 122W

Course Description

Prerequisites: Prerequisites: PNE 121W and PNE 121LW with a minimum grade of "C" (2.

0) . Concurrent enrollment in PNE 122LW. Focuses on the study of pathophysiology and the disease process of the following body systems: Respiratory, cardiac, hemo-immune, perioperative, renal, neurological, and oncology. This theory course has a concurrent lab course. For successful completion, a grade of at least a "C" must be earned in this course and its concurrent lab course (lab grade will be same as theory grade). (90-0)

Outcomes and Objectives

Demonstrate Human Flourishing, Nursing Judgment, and Spirit of Inquiry while developing Professional Identity as a PN to improve the quality of care for patients, families and communities.

Objectives:

  • Apply and uphold ethical and legal guidelines that relate to the LPN scope of practice.
  • Analyze individual assessment data and its influence on the wellness-illness continuum.
  • Document and explain relevant adult assessment data that includes pathophysiology, psychosocial and cultural needs.
  • Collaborate and assist with the development of an individualized plan of care for the adult with realistic and measurable goals.
  • Uphold professional behaviors outlined in the Nursing Handbook.
  • Analyze personal strengths and weaknesses and demonstrate professional growth.
  • Demonstrate safe performance of nursing skills and medication administration (per facility policy) in the provision of nursing care to 2-4 adults.
  • Demonstrate ability to apply theapeutic communication both verbally and written to promote relationship centered care.
  • Incorporate positive healthcare team values that focus on patient centered care.