Darton State College Catalog 2013 - 2014 - page 444

2117 Nursing Leadership
Emphasis is placed on the introduction of the fundamental principles of leadership
and management responsibilities for the entry level registered nurse. Topics will
include but not limited to such practice issues as: safe, patient centered, quality
care, effective delegation and supervision, communication, collaborative care,
informatics, quality improvement. Nursing research and evidence based practice
are also included.
Prerequisites: NURS 1112 and NURS 2113 with Grades of “C” or better.
Corequisite: NURS 2111.
Offered: Every semester.
NURS 2311 Nursing Care of Women and Children (Health Care Professional
NURS 2311 explores the roles of the nurse in safely providing quality, patient
centered care within an interdisciplinary structure to meet the needs of families
who have children. Applies principles of health promotion from the antepartal
period through adolescence and examines human growth, development, and
responses to health deviation during these periods in the life cycle. Patient
centered care and quality improvement are the central focus in the course.
Informatics is emphasized when providing safe patient care. Classroom and
clinical instruction involves providing nursing care to antepartal, intrapartal,
postpartal, and pediatric patients and incorporating evidence based practice and
previously learned knowledge and skills.
Prerequisites: NURS 1311 and NURS 2313 with grades of “C” or better.
Corequisite: NURS 2117.
Offered: Summer semester.
NURS 2313 Psychiatric Nursing (Health Care Professional Bridge)
This course focuses on the physiological, emotional, behavioral and sociocultural
aspects of mental health and mental illness. The nurse’s role as a collaborative
member of the behavioral health team is introduced. The course content is
centered on evidence based practice and quality improvement. Informatics is a
component in the course. The clinical rotations give the adult learner the
opportunity to apply this knowledge to provide safe, effective patient centered
care in a therapeutic milieu.
Prerequisites: Admission to Health Care Professional Bridge and BIOL 2111K.
Corequisite: NURS 1301.
Offered: Fall B Term annually.
3000 Nursing Informatics
Nursing Informatics covers an introduction to information systems, ethical
aspects, nurses’ roles in informatics, HIPAA, professional development, and
patient safety informatics tools.
Prerequisites: Admission to RN to BSN Completion program.
Offered: Fall, Spring
3005 Pathophysiology
The course introduces the pathophysiological basis of disease processes and
common health problems. The focus of this course is on compromises in the
body’s ability to meet its physiological needs and the role of the nurse in
providing care.
Prerequisites: Admission to RN to BSN Completion program.
Offered: Fall, Spring
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