SRJC Course Outlines

5/28/2022 4:39:05 PMPSYT 75L Course Outline as of Spring 2004

Changed Course

Discipline and Nbr:  PSYT 75LTitle:  DEVELOP DISAB CLIN  
Full Title:  Developmental Disabilities Clinical
Last Reviewed:5/12/2003

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum6.50Lecture Scheduled017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled0
Minimum6.50Lab Scheduled01 min.Lab Scheduled0
 Contact DHR19.10 Contact DHR334.25
 Contact Total19.10 Contact Total334.25
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  0.00Total Student Learning Hours: 334.25 

Title 5 Category:  AA Degree Applicable
Grading:  P/NP Only
Repeatability:  00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
Also Listed As: 
Formerly:  PSYT 73L

Catalog Description:
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Course presents clinical application of theory tenets in the care of developmentally disabled clients (including mentally retarded and autistic individuals) in the State Developmental Center System and in community settings.

Course Completion of PSYT 71 and Course Completion of PSYT 71L and Course Completion or Current Enrollment in PSYT 75 ( or PSYT 73)

Recommended Preparation:

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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Emphasis is on application of theoretical concepts and principles of nursing care for developmentally disabled and/or mentally retarded clients in the State Developmental Center system and community settings.
(P/NP Only)

Prerequisites:Course Completion of PSYT 71 and Course Completion of PSYT 71L and Course Completion or Current Enrollment in PSYT 75 ( or PSYT 73)
Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:CSU;
Repeatability:00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP


Associate Degree:Effective:Inactive:
CSU GE:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
IGETC:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
CSU Transfer:TransferableEffective:Spring 1982Inactive:Spring 2011
UC Transfer:Effective:Inactive:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Certificate Applicable Course


Outcomes and Objectives:
Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
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At the completion of this course in the clinical setting, the student will
be able to:
1.  Demonstrate safe, competent nursing care utilizing the nursing process
   and Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs theory.
2.  Apply behavior management principles and techniques.
3.  Demonstrate ability to plan, implement and evaluate individual
   behavioral care planning appropriate to the residents need and
   developmental level.
4.  Demonstrate knowledge of and the ability to administer, evaluate and
   document medications.
5.  Perform in a manner that adheres to all professional, legal and
   ethical standards and laws.
6.  Demonstrate knowledge of community living, sheltered workshops and
   vocational day programs.
7.  Implement nursing care appropriate to specific syndromes, seizure
   disorders, cerebral palsy and other disabling conditions.
8.  Implements nursing care appropriate for communicable diseases and
   other medical conditions.
9.  Completes a Functional Skills Assessment on assigned resident.

Topics and Scope
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1.  Safe, competent nursing care utilizing the nursing process and
   Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs theory.
2.  Behavior management principles and techniques.
3.  Behavioral care planning appropriate to residents need and
   developmental level.
4.  Psychopharmacology; administration and documentation.
5.  Professional, legal and ethical standards, laws.
6.  Community living, sheltered workshops and vocational day programs.
7.  Nursing care of residents with specific syndromes, seizure disorders,
   cerebral palsy and other disabling disorders.
8.  Nursing care of residents with communicable diseases and other medical
9.  Assessment of functional skills.

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1.  Reading assignments in preparation for each clinical day from
   required texts and clients records, 10-20 pages per week.
2.  Complete an Intensive Learning Project as assigned.
3.  Complete a Functional Skills Assessment utilizing correct format and
   present to peers.
4.  Pass an oral quiz, administer, evaluate results of and document
   medications for a selected group of residents.
5.  Perform and present basic assessments for select residents.
6.  Document resident behavior on a daily basis using the SOAP format.
7.  Perform nursing care appropriate to the clients need and developmental
8.  Actively participate in clinical conference.

Methods of Evaluation/Basis of Grade.
Writing: Assessment tools that demonstrate writing skill and/or require students to select, organize and explain ideas in writing.Writing
10 - 30%
Written homework, Term papers, Documentation utilizing SOAP form
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
20 - 40%
Homework problems, Field work, Intensive Learning Project, Functional Assessment
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
50 - 70%
Class performances, Field work, Performance exams
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
0 - 0%
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
0 - 0%

Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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CHILDREN WITH DISABILITIES, "A Medical Primer", 4TH ed. Batshaw
Brooks Publishing Co. 2002
MENTAL RETARDATION, 6th ed. Beirne-Smith, Merrill/Prentice Hall
Publishing Co. 2002
Srjc PT 75L Syllabus, Faculty 2002

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