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   NUR 179 - Transition to Practical Nursing Clinical

2.0 Credits
Application of the theoretical basis and psychomotor skills for safe, quality, evidence-based, patient-centered nursing care with a focus on medical/surgical conditions and the effect of those conditions on the patient and the patient’s support persons. Includes experience providng culturally and developmentally appropriate nursing care to a diverse patient population in an acute care setting. Integration of standards of practice, and legal and ethical responisibilities of the roles of the nurse while collaborating with memebers of the interprofessional healthcase team. Applies communication theory when interacting with patients as well as using informtion technology to locate, use, and communicate patient care information. Provides experiences to assist students to develop a professional identity related to the five roles of the nurse. Differentiates the roles and scope of practice of the Practical Nurse and the Registered Nurse as defined by the Colorado Nurse Practice Act with exploration of the five roles of the nurse including provider, manager, teacher, member of the profession, and advocate as implemented in today’s healthcare environment.
CLIN 90 Clock hours



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