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Care of the Adult II

PNE 123W

Care of the Adult II

PNE 123W

Course Description

Prerequisites: Prerequisites: PNE 122W and PNE 122LW with a minimum grade of "C" (2.

0). Concurrent enrollment in PNE 123LW, PNE 125W, PNE 125LW. Focuses on the disease process and nursing care for the patient with ear, eye, integumentary, mental health, gastrointestinal, musculoskeletal, and reproductive disease, as well as professional issues. 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). (30-0)

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:

  • Analyze ethical and legal guidelines within the healthcare environment and the potential consequences.
  • Collaborate with the registered nurse to identify priority nursing interventions relatead to physical, psychosocial and cultural needs of the adult.
  • Document, integrate and evaluate relevant adult assessment data including pathophysiology, psychosocial and cultural needs.
  • Collaborate with other health care team members in the formulation, evaluation and revision of an individualized plan of care for the adult.
  • Maintain professional behaviors and serve as a role model within the healthcare team.
  • Consider career mobility options to enhance professional growth.
  • Demonstrate safe performance of nursing skills and medication administration (per facility policy) in the provision of nursing care to a group of adults.
  • Utilize therapeutic communication in all interactions to promote relationship centered care.
  • Function as a collegial member of the healthcare team to promote patient centered care.