This course is designed to focus entering baccalaureate students on the behaviors, attitudes, and values necessary for theory-based professional nursing practice. Concept essential to professional nursing are presented within unifying framework of Orem's Self-Care Deficit Theory of Nursing. The action of nursing is operationalized within the roles of caregiver, teacher, and manager of care. An overview of classifications systems (Nursing Interventions Classifications and Nursing Outcomes Classifications) is introduced. The role of the nurse as a change agent in facilitating behavioral changes in individuals is reinforced.
Identify competencies necessary for collaborative care, the different care, the different groups with which nurses collaborate, and the activities that support nursing's collaboration with each.
Integrating Nursing Process and Orem's Self-Care Theory in Nursing Practice
Identify the components of Orem's Self-Care Theory.
Define therapeutic self-care demand.
Differentiate among universal, developmental, and health deviation self-care requisites.
Apply HIPAA regulations.
Nursing Agency (Nursing Roles)
Relate Nursing Systems and nursing roles to clinical examples.
Identify how nursing diagnosis is written in problem-etiology-symptom format (PES).
Nursing Interventions Classifications (NIC) and Nursing Outcomes Classifications (NOC)
Identify the purpose and use of Nursing Interventions Classifications (NIC) and Nursing Outcomes Classifications (NOC).
Relate NIC/NOC to appropriate nursing diagnoses.
Apply the Nursing Interventions Classifications (NIC) to appropriate nursing interventions.
Define Nursing Systems in terms of the nursing roles of caregiver, manager of care, and teacher.
Professional Theory-Based Nursing Process
Describe how personal values and the nursing process impact professional practice.
Differentiate the major nursing theorists and their key concepts.
Investigate the Standards of Practice for a chosen nursing specialty.
Use of Orem's Theory in Planning Patient Care
Apply the "Orem Patient Care Plan -Nursing System Design" to the management of an actual patient.
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