ADN 213 - Meeting Human Needs V
The focus of this course is on the nursing care of persons who have actual/potential health problems related to Gordon's health patterns of Values/Beliefs, Role/Relationship, and Self Perception/Self-Concept. Classroom theory and clinical practice integrate all eleven of Gordon's Functional Health Patterns. Applications specific to Leadership/Management and Mental Health Disorders are presented. The concepts of hierarchy of human needs across the life-cycle are applied to the nursing care of people with common health problems. The nursing process is utilized as the modality through which critical thinking skills are applied with an emphasis on health assessment, health promotion, health restoration and health maintenance. The student provides care to people in specialty and general medical/surgical units, long term care, as well as community settings. Students assume the nursing practice roles of the Associate Degree nurse with increasing autonomy.
Prerequisites: ADN 105 Meeting Human Needs I, ADN 106 Meeting Human Needs II, BIO 131 Human Biology I, BIO 132 Human Biology II, ENG 110 College Writing I, HST 210 Pharmacology, PSY 110 General Psychology, PSY 210 Developmental Psychology
PRIOR and Concurrent: CLT 208 Pathogenic Microbiology and CLT 209 Pathogenic Microbiology Laboratory or BIO 150 General Microbiology
4 Class Hours, 1 Laboratory Hours, 6 Clinical Hours/Wk for 15 Weeks
Learning Outcomes of the Course:
Upon completion of ADN 213, the student will practice as a caregiver who demonstrates more advanced competency in the roles of the nurse. When caring for persons experiencing disruptions in Values/Beliefs, Role/Relationships, and Self Perception/Self-Concept, the student will:
- Demonstrate accountability within the legal ethical and regulatory framework of nursing.
- Appraise therapeutic communication techniques regarding nursing ethics/values to meet patient, family and colleague needs.
- Evaluate patients across the life-cycle with a focus on patients with mental health disorders.
- Adapt interventions to provide coordinated, safe and culturally competent care.
- Utilize the nursing process to evaluate clinical decisions involving management of patient care which includes patients, family support systems and resources.
- Implement evidence-based teaching plans specific to clients experiencing disruptions in mental health.
- Collaborate with patient, family and health care team to creatively solve problems.
- Delegate activities of assistive personnel.
- Maintain safety and asepsis while managing care in varied health care settings.
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