Clinical Practicum for Adults in Crisis

Clinical Practicum for Adults in Crisis
Clinical practicum in the nursing interventions and care for individuals and families in crisis.
 Hours2.5 Credit, 0.0 Lecture, Arr Lab
 PrerequisitesCourses in Nursing Semester 4.
 Note13-14 hours clinical per week for 8 weeks (includes pre-assessment).
 TaughtFall, Winter
 ProgramsContaining NURS 472
Course Outcomes

Application of Nursing Knowledge and Skills

  • The student will be able to comprehensively assess, analyze, and manage critically ill patients utilizing the following data; pathophysiology, medications, lab data, hemodynamics, and physical assessment data to determine and implement an appropriate plan of nursing care.

Professionalism Provision of Nursing Cares

  • The student will be able to demonstrate knowledge and application of that knowledge in the following content areas of the acutely ill patient by demonstrating expertise in clinical assessment papers and participation in post-clinical conference activities;
    • Hemodynamics
    • Fluid shifts
    • Shock, MODS, SIRS
    • Laboratory data
    • Cardiovascular disease
    • Pulmonary disorders
    • Neurological disorders
    • Burns
    • Renal/GI/Endocrine disorders
    • Wound care

Application of the Healer's Art

  • Demonstrate, assess, develop and implement appropriate nursing interventions while providing care to the acutely ill patient in the clinical setting.