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2022-2023 General Catalog 
2022-2023 General Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ADN 512 - Clinical Practicum 5

Last Date of Approval: Spring 2021

4 Credits
Total Lecture Hours: 0
Total Lab Hours: 0
Total Clinical Hours: 180
Total Work-Based Experience Hours: 0

Course Description:
This clinical course is a requirement with ADN 511 Adult Health Care  for the associate degree nursing program. This course provides an opportunity for students to apply Adult Health Care theory in the clinical setting with adult medical/surgical clients. Emphasis is placed on the nursing process and clinical judgement to plan holistic, comprehensive nursing care. This course will prepare the student with clinical knowledge and skills for entry level associate degree nursing practice.  

Corequisites: ADN 511 - Adult Health Care
Prerequisites: PNN 621 - Life Span Health Care  and PNN 622 - Clinical Practicum 2  
Mode(s) of Instruction: traditional/face-to-face

Credit for Prior Learning: There are no Credit for Prior Learning opportunities for this course.

Course Fees: Simulation Center Access: $50.00

Common Course Assessment(s): Weekly assignments will be required. See clinical proficiency (both weekly and summative) for course assessments. b. Grading Policy/Scale: Grading Scale: Pass/Fail *Please note that assessments are subject to change.

Student Learning Outcomes and Objectives:
Student Learning Outcomes:

1. Utilize critical thinking skills in applying the nursing process to the adult
patient with more complex health-illness concerns.
2. Plan the adaption of basic nursing skills to the adult patient with more
complex health-illness concerns.
3. Prioritize basic human needs for the adult patient with more complex
health-illness concerns.
4. Determine the values, attributes, behaviors, ethics, and legal obligations
appropriate to the practice of nursing in the complex adult health setting.
5. Expand the knowledge of nursing skills in planning care for the adult with
common or more complex health concerns.
6. Expand the theory base of health-illness in planning nursing care for
adults with more complex problems along the health-illness continuum.
7. Expand knowledge of communication to select appropriate responses and
teaching strategies in interacting with adults having common or complex
health situations. 

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