Course Detail
Course Components:
Enrollment Information
Enrollment Requirement:
Prerequisite: RN students only.
Requirement Designation:
Upper Division Communication/Writing
Selected clinical concepts and skills used for independent professional nursing are explored. Content enables use of diagnostic (inductive and deductive) reasoning to identify patient resources from which individualized approaches to patient care can be planned. Theoretical frameworks of diagnostic reasoning, the bifocal clinical model, and functional health patterns are integrated. Expertise from life and work experiences used as a foundation. Verbal, written, and problem-solving skills learned in previous educational experiences are extended.