This course focuses on the conceptual and theoretical aspects of professional nursing practice within the unifying framework of Orem's self-care model. Nursing process is applied in the context of self-care deficits and therapeutic self-care demand. The taxonomies of Nursing Diagnosis, Nursing Interventions Classification (NIC), and Nursing Outcomes Classifications (NOC) are introduced. The role of the nurse as a change agent in facilitating behavioral changes in individuals is reinforced. Key competencies in collaborative care are explored.
Use of Orem's Self-Care Model in Planning Client Care
Define clinical judgment in nursing practice.
Apply the Orem nursing system model to the management of a client in a case study situation.
Describe the change agent role in providing professional nursing care to clients.
Demonstrate the use of critical thinking skills in the application of professional nursing concepts.
Relate nursing systems and professional nursing roles to clinical examples.
Define nursing systems in terms of professional nursing.
Nursing Diagnosis, Outcomes, and Interventions
Apply NIC to appropriate nursing interventions.
Relate NIC and NOC to appropriate nursing diagnoses.
Identify the purpose and use of nursing diagnosis, NIC, and NOC.
Collaborative Nursing Practice
Describe the impact of HIPAA (1996) regulations on collaborative practice.
Identify competencies necessary for collaborative interaction and care within health care settings.
Describe nursing agency as it is applied within the structure of the nursing process.
Identify self-care deficits associated with nursing diagnoses in a case study situation.
Compare the components of Orem's self-care model with the nursing process.
Illustrate the components of the nursing process.
Professional Theory-Based Nursing Practice
Define therapeutic self-care demand.
Differentiate between universal, developmental, and health deviation self-care requisites.
Identify the components of Orem's self-care deficit theory.
Describe the relevance of standards of practice to professional nursing.
Describe how personal and ethical values impact professional practice.
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