Oct 29, 2020  
Spring 2019 Catalog 
Spring 2019 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

NU 127 - Lab for NU 126

Credit Hours: 4

College and clinical laboratory experience are designed to assist the student with the preservation of the health status of individuals at various stages of maturity as they adapt to continuous threats to optimum health. Application of these strategies will be performed in acute care, rehabilitative and community settings.

Course Outcomes
At the completion of the course, the student will:

  • utilize the concepts of health seeking behaviors and health maintenance in caring for clients;
  • show an awareness of the influence of stages of maturity on health maintenance;
  • show an awareness of cultural beliefs and lifestyle behaviors that influence health maintenance;
  • practice caring behaviors in the clinical setting;
  • demonstrate the ability to utilize various methods of communication with selected clients;
  • demonstrate critical thinking in the clinical setting in providing care to clients seeking health maintenance;
  • apply principles of infection control in client care;
  • apply the steps of the nursing process to clients seeking health maintenance;
  • utilize library and multi-media resources;
  • acknowledge the role of the professional nurse in interacting with clients seeking health maintenance;
  • demonstrate effective health teaching in the clinical setting;
  • demonstrate skill in designated nursing procedures; and
  • recognize health/community resources available for health maintenance.

Prerequisites: NU 116, NU 117 or NU 120, NU 128
Corequisites: NU 126, BI 152, BI 153, PS 100
F/S (C, N)