PNC520 - Practical Nursing Consolidation

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Subject Title
Practical Nursing Consolidation

Subject Description
Having completed all professional and general education subject requirements, students will enter into their final consolidation practicum.  This is an intensive and demanding clinical practice course.  Clinical practice hours do not include course orientation on campus. Working with a preceptor that is a registered practical nurse, the student will collaborate to develop and refine their clinical practice skills and meet the learning outcomes of this course. The student shares the preceptor's clinical practice schedule.  Hours and days of the week will vary.  Under the preceptor's guidance and mentoring, the student will meet the learning outcomes of this experience. The student will work the preceptor?s schedule throughout the term. The student is required to log 400 supervised clinical hours.  During this time, he/she will strive to gradually assume the workload of an RPN at that clinical agency

Credit Status
Successful completion of this course provides one credit towards the Practical Nursing Diploma.

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this subject the student will be able to:

(CNO ETP competencies identified per learning outcome)
Upon Completion of this course the student will:

  1. Demonstrate the ability to communicate effectively with clients, peers and the interprofessional health care team members, both verbally and in writing, utilize computerized documentation programs, and recognize the difference between relevant and irrelevant information.
(CNO ETP: 12,37,39,80,89,93,97,98,100,103,110a,b, c, d, 117a,b, c, d, 121)
  1. Demonstrate the behaviours and actions that contribute to therapeutic nurse-client relationship and the use of therapeutic communication techniques that supports health teaching, empowers clients to determine resources for their health care needs, and ensure ethical and safe client-centred care.
(CNO ETP: 1, 12, 14, 16, 17,18, 28a, 35,40,41,47,49,60,62,63,66,67,69,71,73,76,77,78,82,103,113a,b,c)
  1. Establish and maintain a caring safe client-centred environment that supports a collaborative relationship with clients respecting of diversity in order to achieve optimal health outcomes, manage illness and chronic disease, or a peaceful death.
(CNO ETP: 14,16,17, 28b, 28c, 45a, 49,62,63,66,67,69,72,76,78,87,90,92,96,104)
  1. Evaluate and apply evidence-informed nursing knowledge as well as providing and receiving feedback from health care team member to develop and use clinical judgment, prioritize plans of care, establish health-teaching strategies and evaluate client outcomes.
(CNO ETP: 4,6,18,19,20,21,28b, 28c, 29,41,45a,49,62,84,88,91,97,98,99,100,107)
  1. Collaborate with the interprofessional and Intraprofessional health care team members during the assessment of clients, analyzing and interpreting data, setting priorities, implementing effective nursing interventions and treatments, and evaluating and modifying plans of care and outcomes for clients. (CNO ETP: 2,18,19, 20, 26, 27a, 27b, 28b, 29, 31a,b, c, d, e, 32, 35,36, 37, 40, 45a,b, 54,55,89,96,97,98,100)
  1. Demonstrate knowledge of the distinction between ethical responsibility and legal rights of clients, advocating for clients, the importance of obtaining consent, and providing privacy and confidentiality when providing care.
(CNO ETP: 7a, 7b, 16, 28b, 35, 38,63,66,67,68,69,70,72,78,79,81,82,104,113c,f, 115,118,121)
  1. Implements and evaluates the appropriate conflict resolution skills, which includes the use of supportive behaviors, active listening, as well as respectful, clear and concise professional language.  (CNO ETP: 11, 22,29,46,59,60,63,72,76,100)
  1. Demonstrate knowledge of critical thinking and problem solving skills in all aspects of nursing care through reflective practice, use of the nursing process and systematic inquiry.
(CNO ETP:  4,6, 18,19, 20, 24, 28c, 52,64,65,75)
  1. Maintain clear, concise, accurate and timely records of client care, both in writing and using computer technology, according to the facility policies.
(CNO ETP: 8, 21,42,45a,b, 109,110a,b, c, d, e, 113d, 115,117a,b, c, d)
  1. Demonstrate professional behaviour in all nurse-client interactions, enact the primary principle to protect the public, maintain nurse-client boundaries, and assist to identify of client abuse.
(CNO ETP: 1,16,44,45a, 71,72,82,83,94,101,104,113a,b, 116b, 118, 121)
  1. Autonomously perform a wide range of nursing interventions that promote health, prevent disease, restore health, and provide palliation, and the appropriateness of delegation and teaching unregulated care providers within the scope of practice.
(CNO ETP: 4, 6, 11, 9, 24, 31a,b, c, d, e, 40,43,44,58,96)
  1. Demonstrate an understanding of the impact and implications of informatics, technologies and physical resources in health care required to manage the care for clients.
(CNO ETP: 39,42,45b, 95,102,109,110a,b, c, d, 117a,b, c, d,118, 121)
  1. Demonstrate openness to new ideas and awareness of current nursing trends that the impact of the determinant of health, and will enhance and supports the changing health care environment and nursing care.
(CNO ETP: 29, 30,31a,b, 45a,b, 50,53,84,87,88,90,92, 99,111)
  1. In collaboration with client and family members responds and appropriately reports to health care team members rapidly changing situations that effect care, changes in priorities and client outcomes. (CNO ETP: 28a,b, c, d, e, f, 29, 32, 41,55,56,97,98,110a)
  1. Demonstrate appropriate medication administration, aseptic and sterile techniques in the management of therapeutic nursing interventions during the implementation of care.
(CNO ETP 31a,b,c,d, 33, 34, 45a,b, 115)

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