N4754 - Clinical Dimensions of Professional Nursing Practice
NOTE: Credit may not be obtained for both Nursing 4754 and the former Nursing 4724, Nursing 4720, Nursing 4723, Nursing 4714, Nursing 4734, and 4744.
this course, consult Mrs. Claudine Morgan, Clinical Placement Coordinator at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Concepts covered include: Caring, Critical Thinking, Evidence-based Practice, Assessment, Intervention and Evaluation
Specific Objectives. The student:
- While providing nursing care, reads and reflects on course materials. Critically discusses clinical experiences and course readings with fellow students and instructor via the online discussion forum.
- Critically reflects on past or present practice scenarios to examine and advance the quality of one’s nursing practice in terms of caring, use of critical thinking and evidence to inform practice. Reflects on how elements of the nursing process can be further incorporated to improve clinical outcomes.
- Accesses clinical policies and procedures for an assignment.
- Identifies a clinical population to focus course readings and identifies a specific client (individual, family or community) for a case report-style assignment (Powerpoint presentation)
10. Evaluation of Nursing Care and Outcomes Measurement
- Several online activities and 4 clinical log entries (reflections on client scenarios and the course content for presentation on the Discussion Forum)
- Two major assignments are required with two preliminary smaller assignments preparing the student for each major assignment.
- The first paper involves analyzing how a current practice is supported by evidence and determining changes in the workplace to ensure evidence-based practice.
- The second case-report assignment is a presentation that describes the student’s assessment framework, key interventions and evaluation methods for a specified population. A client will be described to portray the student’s clinical approach.
To receive credit for N4754, students must achieve a course composite grade of 65%.