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NSG 200A Foundations Clinical Lab

Lead Faculty: Ms. Mickie Schuerger

Course Description

Students are introduced to a variety of healthcare settings, with the focus on providing safe patient-centered care to a minimum of one patient. Students will use therapeutic communication skills, develop professional behaviors and apply the nursing process using current evidence, legal standards, and ethical principles. Grading is by S or U only.

Learning Outcomes

  • Apply knowledge of adult development to promote patient safety and prevent errors.
  • Employ the steps of the nursing process to provide patient-centered care and compassion for adults of all ages
  • Apply at a beginning level, evidence-based data to provide best practices to meet the basic health needs of adult patients
  • Utilize basic psychomotor and communication skills when caring for adults
  • Provide basic teaching/learning to meet basic health care needs for diverse adults in a variety of settings
  • Demonstrate accountability for professional behavior based on legal standards and ethical principles