|Leadership in Nursing
- Each student will demonstrate the ability to discuss, recognize and differentiate objectives of nursing leadership and management by week-6 of the course.
- Perform a complete admission assessment of a newborn infant. (Lab- MO)
|Medical-Surgical Nursing: Circulation and Oxygenation
- Course completers will successfully identify life threatening events in the cardiac patient.
- Each student will demonstrate knowledge of the appropriate nursing intervention associated to the corresponding rhythm strip.
|Medical-Surgical Nursing: Integration/Regulation
- Each student will demonstrate an appropriate neurological assessment by week-4 of the course.
- Students will demonstrate effective geriatric patient education for a neurological / endocrine patient.
|Medical-Surgical Nursing: Locomotion/Sensation/Integument/Oncology/Immunology
- Students will be able to administer an Intravenous Piggyback solution.
- Students will be able to complete a Head to Toe Assessment
|Medical-Surgical Nursing: Nutrition/Elimination/Surgical Asepsis
- Each student will successfully demonstrate insertion of an intravenous catheter
|Nursing Work Experience Program
- Demonstrate effective interpersonal communication skills. (MO)
- Each student will demonstrate safe and effective patient centered care, at their appropriate skill level in the program, while working as a Nurse Extern.
- Each student will be competent in administering medication to the pediatric patient using the milligram to kilogram formula.
- Each student will demonstrate dosage calculations using the dimensional analysis method at 75% minimum.
- Course completers will successfully state with 75% accuracy the implications of medication administration associated with the nursing process.
- Identify the measures in the apothecaries system for weight and volume; metric and household system for length, volume, and weight. (MO)
- Convert from one measure to another within each system and between the apothecary, metric, and household system. (MO)
- Define terms as specified in relationship to medications and pharmacology. (MO)
- 5. Identify and differentiate between major drug classifications and commonly used agents within these classifications. (MO)
- 6. Describe the essential components of a complete and legal medication order. (MO)
- Describe the relationship between medication administration, nurse practice acts, and standards of care. (MO)
- Identify factors that affect the client at various stages of the life cycle, especially the geriatric client, that are relevant to the administration of medications. (MO)
- Identify the scope of nursing responsibility related to pharmacology. (MO)
- Correlate the nursing process with the study of pharmacology. (MO)
- Discuss the influence of culture, sexuality and psychological beliefs on drug therapy. (MO)
- Compute pharmacology dosage calculation problems using the dimensional analysis method. (MO)
|Preceptorship in Nursing
- Students will successfully perform patient centered care safely and accurately to include medication administration, head to toe assessment, and nursing interventions .
- By week three of the course each student will complete a Full Psychiatric Assessment.
- Each student will successfully demonstrate and complete a head to toe assessment.
|The Nursing Process I
- Perform a systemic first-level physical assessment on a given client. (Laboratory MO)
|The Nursing Process II
- 100% of N1B students will pass the N1B dosage calculation test by the end of the second attempt.
- 100% of students will demonstrate advanced fundamental knowledge and skill by completing N1B theory with a grade of C or better.