NUR110 - Introductory Nursing Skills
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Introductory Nursing Skills
This course gives the student the opportunity to apply theoretical concepts and practice skills that maintain and promote health and healing with individuals in nursing practice settings. Students will learn and safely demonstrate healing actions in the lab before entering into clinical placement. Resources will include text, on-line learning programs, demonstrations and peer practice sessions.
Upon successful completion of this subject the student will be able to:
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
1. Apply the theory which is the basis for performance of basic nursing skills.
2. Use appropriate equipment and demonstrate basic nursing skills in a safe and competent manner.
3. Follow the standards of practice concerning client privacy and confidentiality.
4. Apply knowledge from other disciplines in the practice of basic clinical skills.
5. Demonstrate a basic knowledge of beginnings skills for documentation (eg. Flow sheets).
6. Understand the principles of infection control and the role of the nurse in preventing infection.Concepts
Skills and basic knowledge acquisitions related to basic (fundamental) care delivery taught within the nurse patient relationship.
Skills and knowledge acquisition related to fundamental nursing care delivery
Introduction to infection control concepts ? hand hygiene, personal protection (PPE)
Legal implications of nursing care delivery
Transfers and mobility
Hygiene ? oral care
Vital signs including pain assessment
Positioning, range of motion
Introduction to documentation (incl. e-documentation)
Suture and staple removal
Introduction to asepsis
Elimination, specimen collection, catheter removals
Cheating and Plagiarism
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Accommodation for Students with Disabilities
The College will provide reasonable accommodation to students with disabilities in order to promote academic success. If you require accommodation, contact the Counselling and Disabilities Services Office at ext. 22900 to initiate the process for documenting, assessing and implementing your individual accommodation needs.