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Unformatted text preview: UNIVERSITY OF SAN FRANCISCO SCHOOL OF NURSING N340 PRINCIPLES AND METHODS OF PRACTICE SPRING 2008 SUSAN PAULY-ONEILL, RN, MS, PNP All rights to this syllabus are reserved by the School of Nursing and may not be duplicated without permission. 1 Principles and Methods of Practice N340 Spring 2008 Course Syllabus Susan Pauly-ONeill, RN, MS, PNP Office: Cowell 308 Phone: (415) 422-6506 E-Mail: paulyoneil@usfca.edu Office Hours: Mondays: 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. Thursdays: 2:00 p.m.- 3:00 p.m. Personal appointment via email 2 Table of Contents Page Table of Contents 2 Course Description, Prerequisites and Corequisites 3 Course Learning Objectives 3 Required, Recommended and Supplemental Textbooks 4 Course Attendance Policy 4 Student-Faculty Communication 5 School of Nursing: Learning Resource Center 5 Clinical Skill Validation Process 6 Performance Evaluation 6 Course Grading 7 Course Calendar 8 Appendices: Begin on page 25 Appendix A Clinical Skill Validation Policy and Grading Appendix B N340 Critical Element Skills Validation Calendar Appendix C Critical Element Competency Checklists Appendix D N340 Group Assignment Guidelines Appendix E Scoring Rubric for N340 Group Assignment Appendix F Group and Self-Evaluation Form 3 University of San Francisco: School of Nursing N340: Principles and Methods of Practice 3 Units Course Description This theory course focuses on scientific concepts and principles related to monitoring and treatment of human responses. The student identifies, describes, and analyzes selected nursing interventions and treatments appropriate to adults with acute and/or chronic health problems. Prerequisites N230, 240, 250, 231, 241, 251, 210, 211, 212 Corequisites N330, N350 Course Learning Objectives At the completion of this course, the student will be able to 1. apply concepts from bio-psychosocial sciences to plan appropriate nursing interventions for adults with acute and/or chronic health problems. 2. use advanced nursing skills or practice to monitor the treatment of human responses. 3. accurately perform nursing skills required to care for clients in acute care settings. 4. use principles of teaching/learning to design effective individualized teaching plans for adults of diverse backgrounds experiencing health problems. 5. use a health team approach to plan care to meet the rehabilitative needs of adults. 6. apply ethical decision making processes to resolve simulated ethical problems experienced by adults with health problems. 7. use nursing research findings to identify nursing interventions appropriate for adults experiencing acute and/or chronic health problems. 8. use resources in Learning Resource Center necessary for validating nursing skills....
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This note was uploaded on 04/03/2008 for the course NURS 340 taught by Professor O-neil during the Spring '08 term at University of San Francisco.

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