17 thur 20 Objectives

17 thur 20 Objectives - Virginia College Nursing Department...

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Virginia College Nursing Department Mobile Campus Chapter 17 Course Objectives: Provide safe and accurate nursing care within the scope of nursing practice in the skills laboratory and during clinical experiences Utilize principles of teaching/learning to develop, with guidance, teaching plans that incorporate physical, psychological, socio-cultural, and educational elements into the teaching/learning process with clients experiencing common medical and surgical procedures With guidance, analyze clinical assessment findings necessary to implement appropriate nursing strategies in the management of clients with selected visual, auditory, integumentary, respiratory, hematologic and cardiovascular alterations Utilize critical thinking skills to apply the nursing process to guide clinical decision making and collaborative care to promote and maintain health and to manage common altered states of health related to the visual, auditory, integumentary, respiratory, hematologic, and cardiovascular systems LEARNING OBJECTIVES 1. Describe the composition of the major body fluid compartments. 2. Define the following processes involved in the regulation of movement of water and electrolytes between the body fluid compartments: diffusion, osmosis, filtration, hydrostatic pressure, oncotic pressure, and osmotic pressure. 3. Describe the etiology, laboratory diagnostic findings, clinical manifestations, and nursing and collaborative management of the following disorders: a. Extracellular fluid volume imbalances: fluid volume deficit and fluid volume excess b. Sodium imbalances: hypernatremia and hyponatremia c. Potassium imbalances: hyperkalemia and hypokalemia d. Magnesium imbalances: hypermagnesemia and hypomagnesemia e. Calcium imbalances: hypercalcemia and hypocalcemia f. Phosphate imbalances: hyperphosphatemia and hypophosphatemia 4. Identify the processes to maintain acid-base balance. 5.
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