PNH201 - Healing Practices for Practical Nurses II

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Subject Title
Healing Practices for Practical Nurses II

Subject Description
This course explores foundational nursing practices and interventions that support health and enhance healing for clients and families.  A specific focus is placed on the topics of maternal newborn health and care of the child with health challenges.

 

Credit Status

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

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

 

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

Upon completion of this course, the student will demonstrate the ability to:

  1. Demonstrate problem solving and critical thinking to address health challenges relating to the topics of nutrition, sensory alterations, pain, complementary and alternative healing modalities (CAM), and sleep using evidence-informed resources.
  2. Plan holistic nursing care for diverse clients across the lifespan related to the above topics.
  3. Discuss factors of healthy living and describe the nursing interventions in promoting healthy lifestyle choices.
  4. Discuss risk factors for chronic disease.
  5. Demonstrate an understanding of living with chronic disease and implications for health maintenance along with the appropriate nursing care for clients across the lifespan.  
  6. Identify and describe community health nursing.
  7. Demonstrate the ability to assess and plan care for pediatric clients considering the impact of growth and development as well as factors that influence a child’s reaction to hospitalization.
  8. Apply problem solving and critical thinking to the nursing care for common pediatric conditions. 
  9. Demonstrate ability to assess and plan care for maternal and newborn clients.
 
CNO Entry to Practice Competencies (identified in subject outline and weekly course objectives)
 Identifies clients' health care needs in a caring environment that facilitates achieving mutually agreed health outcomes
 Demonstrates knowledge in critical thinking and problem-solving skills
 Uses a theory-based approach
 Reviews literature and collaborates with colleagues and other resources in selecting assessment tools or techniques
 Develops a plan to incorporate critical thinking and problem-solving skills into all aspects of care
 Selects communication techniques that are appropriate for client's circumstances needs
 Identifies potential health problems or issues and their consequences for clients
Collaborates with client to develop a plan of care by
(Developing a range of possible alternatives and approaches to care
              Establishing priorities of nursing care
              Identifying expected outcomes
             Incorporating health teaching strategies into care
Plans to incorporate the determinants of health into all aspects of care
 Encourages and supports healthy lifestyle choices
 Provides care that demonstrates an awareness of client diversity
 Considers the determinants of health into all aspects of care
 Respects clients' diversity and decisions
 Provides care for clients while being respectful of diversity
 Identifies the needs of the unique community in the practice environment
Responds to trends in nursing research and the health care environment

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Accommodation for Students with Disabilities
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