2013-2014 General Catalog 
    
    Aug 18, 2018  
2013-2014 General Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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RNSG 1160 - Clinical Nursing (RN Training) Foundations


(1:0:4) 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. A method of instruction providing detailed education, practice and work-based   experience and direct patient/care, generally at a clinical site. Specific detailed learning outcomes are developed for each course by the faculty. On site clinical instruction, supervision, evaluation and placement is the responsibility of the college faculty. Clinical experiences are unpaid external learning experiences. Courses may be repeated if topics and learning outcomes vary. Overview of nursing and the role of the associate degree nurse as a provider of patient-centered care, patient safety advocate, member of health care team, and member of the profession. RNSG 1160 involves the application of basic nursing principles essential in caring for the individual who is influenced by genetic inheritance life experiences and cultural background and is part of a larger community. College laboratory and clinical agency experiences offer opportunities for the beginning skill practice and application of classroom learning applied to the adult client experiencing stressors of illness. These experiences include the students’ application of nursing process, communication, teaching/learning, pharmacology, nutrition, safety, problem solving, critical thinking, collaboration, delegating, referrals, cost effectiveness, quality care, ethical/legal practice, self awareness/self monitoring and client advocacy. Semester Hours: 1 Lecture Hours: 0 Lab Hours: 4 Note: This course must be taken concurrently with RNSG 1513, RNSG 1105 and RNSG 1144.



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