NURS 404 Syllabus Spring 2021NURS 404-Integrated Health Care: Concepts and Skill Spring 2022Meets Thursdays from 1-3:50 Lecture Hall 165Course Credit Hours: 3Course FacultyCoordinator:Afrodita SalievskaDNP, RN, FNP- BCPhone: 312-996-9720Office # 644Email:[email protected]Office Hours by appointmentFaculty:Kathleen Kociak MS, APN-BCOffice #654Email:[email protected]Jenny Maffucci EdD, RN, ACNS- BCEmail:[email protected]TAYanquiao LiEmail:[email protected]Best way to communicate is by email (Monday – Friday)We will answer your email within hours most times, but please allow 48 hours to hear back from us.We don’t answer emails over the weekend.CourseDescriptionThe course will provide the basis for understanding fundamental concepts to the practice of nursingacross the lifespan. Theoretical concepts will be integrated with skills essential to practice.CoursePrerequisitesGraduate standing and NURS 421CourseObjectivesUpon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:1.Relate the changing role of the nurse in the health care system.2.Explain the principles and concepts of basic nursing skills.3.Define the Nursing Process4.Discuss the components of the nursing history.5.Describe the techniques used in physical assessment.6.Review components of the electronic medical record7.Discuss principles of safe medication administrationCourse TopicIntegrated Health Care and Models of Health
ListHealth Promotion Across the LifespanFoundations of nursing practice: nursing process, infection prevention and control, patient safety,documentation, hand off/change of shift reporting, medication administrationDecision Making, Critical Thinking, And Clinical ReasoningPsychosocial concepts of nursing practice: illness and stress, coping techniques, spirituality, self-determination and self-concept, sexuality, grief/death/dyingPhysiological concepts and skills of nursing practice: vital signs, oxygenation, circulation, painManagement, nutrition, mobility, elimination, hygiene, sleepPhysical assessment and examHistory and InterviewingResourcesAckley/Ludwig. Nursing Diagnosis Handbook. An Evidence-Based Guide to Planning Care.Potter and Perry. Fundamentals of Nursing. See also book list on BBEvaluationcriteria whichevaluates studentperformanceFour multiple choice exams22.5% each8% for case study completion and submission (2% each)2% for attendanceYou are expected to come for class and exams on time. If you are late for an exam you will not begiven extra time.It is expected that, unless serious illness or death in the immediate family, exams are taken asscheduled.Should it be necessary to reschedule, the exam will be in a different format.It is also expected that students comply with the principles of academic integrity as outlined in thestudent handbook.