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NUR 222 Nursing in Organizational Transitions
Credit Hours:  8
Effective Term: Fall 2015
SUN#: None
AGEC: None  
Credit Breakdown: 4 Lectures, 12 Labs
Times for Credit: 1
Grading Option: A/F Only

Description: Nursing care at this level focuses on the patient with complex health problems and their family/caregiver(s)and students perform higher-level nursing skills. Application of evidence-based clinical practice and transitions theory within organizational settings. Prerequisites: BIO205, NUR221. Corequisites: MAT141, or higher MAT course; Humanities course.

Prerequisites: BIO205, NUR221

Corequisites: MAT141 or higher excluding MAT201 and 202; Humanities (3); PAC or DAN course (1)

Recommendations: 1. Participate in a study practice, attend all practice labs, use the learning resource center as needed, and meet with your nursing faculty adviser at least twice during the semester to evaluate your progress.
2. Apply for graduation before the deadline.
3. Confirm with registration that all graduation requirements have been met.
4. Plan to take a NCLEX preparation course prior to the NCLEX-RN exam.
5. Take the NCLEX-RN exam within six months of graduation or sooner.

Measurable Student Learning Outcomes
The student will be able to:
1. (Evaluation Level) Justify and Prioritize a variety of assessment skills to use the nursing process to plan and deliver care to critical care patients and their families.
2. (Evaluation Level) Perform competency evaluation of specific skills.
3. (Synthesis Level) Evaluate and revise outcomes of care in simulation case studies and in the clinical setting to utilize critical thinking skills to respond to rapid changes in patients' health conditions.
4. (Evaluation Level) Evaluate decision making skills independently using evidenced based data.
5. (Synthesis Level) Examine professional responsibilities including the student's own attitudes, ethical, legal, safety practices and evaluate how the student demonstrated patient advocacy in practice.
6. (Evaluation Level) Apply and evaluate respectful inquiry methods related to classroom, test review, simulation and the clinical setting.
7. (Evaluation Level) Supervised, delegate, and coordinate health care personnel independently to manage patient care effectively and consistently.
8. (Synthesis Level) Effectively communicate to patients, families, and other healthcare personnel in the community and healthcare setting while evaluating opportunities to improve self.

Internal/External Standards Accreditation
URL: http://www.acenursing.org