NURS 420 : Medical Surgical Nursing IV
This course is designed to provide students with the opportunity to integrate professional nursing concepts and exemplars within professional nursing roles. Application of the nursing process and standards of the American Association of Critical Care Nurses (AACN) will be integrated into theory and practice. Technical skills will be developed, focusing on the acutely ill patients in the emergency and critical care environment. Concepts will be discussed involving mass casualty, disaster preparedness, and emergency preparedness as it relates to nursing care delivery. Synthesizes concepts of whole person wellness, clinical judgment, ethical-legal precepts, evidence-based practice, leadership and management, patient-centered care, safety, clinical reasoning and team/collaboration. Incorporates concepts into role development of the professional nurse 2 Theory.