SP 10 FINAL_GREENSHEET N 24 - 1 San Jos State University...

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1 San José State University School of Nursing N 24 Nursing Theory II Section 1, Spring 2010 Co-Faculty: Lori Rodriguez, RN, PhD Office location: HB 403 Telephone: 408-924-3146 Email: [email protected] Office hours: Co-Faculty: Colleen O’Leary-Kelley, RN, PhD, CNE Office location: HB306 Telephone: 408-924-1319 Email: [email protected] Office hours: Class days/time: Tuesday & Friday 10:30– 12:20 Classroom: Engineering 331 Prerequisites: Completion of Semester 3 Blackboard Copies of the course syllabus and all major assignment materials may be found on Blackboard . Students can access Blackboard at http://online.sjsu.edu . Please contact [email protected] or 408-924-2377 for questions regarding Blackboard. Students are responsible for checking Blackboard weekly for announcements and assignments. Course Description and Goals The Nursing Theory II course describes nursing care related to actual/potential alterations in physiological functioning in the adult and older adult: oxygenation, circulation, digestion/elimination, and mobility. A systems approach integrates human responses along the health-illness continuum. Student Learning Objectives Course Content Learning Outcomes Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to: Nursing 24 Care of the Adult Semester 4 page 1 of 11
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2 1. examine the concepts of health promotion, disease prevention, and the illness trajectory in relationship to alterations in physiological functioning; 2. discuss the influence of the cultural context on health promotion, disease prevention, and the illness trajectory; 3. describe the human responses to altered physiological functioning; 4. interpret the interrelationships among human responses; 5. select therapeutic nursing interventions based on current nursing research; 6. evaluate the outcome of therapeutic nursing interventions; 7. describe the impact of disease on sexual functioning; 8. identify appropriate pain management strategies for acute and chronic illness. 9. describe the impact of the Nurse Practice Act and the ANA Standards of practice on practice along the health-illness continuum. Textbook Lewis, S.M., Heitkemper, M.M., Dirksen, S.R., O’Brien, P. G., & Bucher, L. (2007). Medical - surgical nursing: Assessment and management of clinical problems. (7th ed.) St. Louis: Mosby. Wissman, J. Registered Nurse Adult Medical-Surgical Review Module Edition 7.1 (2000- 2007) Assessment Technologies Institute, LLC. Other materials Additional readings, pre-class assignments, study guides and case studies are listed on the course calendar and available on Blackboard. Classroom Protocol Class is held on Tuesday and Friday 10:30 – 12:20 in Engineering 331. Students are expected to arrive on time. Cell phones are not to be used during class. Dropping and Adding
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