SRJC Course Outlines

2/22/2024 1:52:31 AMNRV 58C Course Outline as of Spring 2004

Changed Course

Discipline and Nbr:  NRV 58CTitle:  ADVANCED SKILLS LAB  
Full Title:  Advanced Skills Lab for Vocational Nursing
Last Reviewed:9/28/2015

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum.50Lecture Scheduled017 max.Lecture Scheduled0
Minimum.50Lab Scheduled08 min.Lab Scheduled0
 Contact DHR2.50 Contact DHR42.50
 Contact Total2.50 Contact Total42.50
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  0.00Total Student Learning Hours: 42.50 

Title 5 Category:  AA Degree Applicable
Grading:  P/NP Only
Repeatability:  00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
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Catalog Description:
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Demonstration and supervised practice of advanced vocational nursing skills of scientific principles & concepts from corequisite theory. Planning & implementing advanced patient care in a simulated clinical setting relevant to steps in the nursing process: assessment, planning, implementing, evaluating and documenting. Students will demonstrate competent skills prior to use in clinical settings. Course includes the reinforcement of previously learned skills. Skills such as trach care, complex wound care, leadership & IV therapy within VN scope are demonstrated.

Course Completion of NRV 58B

Recommended Preparation:

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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Advanced vocational nursing skills based on scientific principles and correlated to theory. A focus on leadership including the transcription of physician's orders and other more advanced skills are practiced and students demonstrate competent skills in a simulated clinical setting.
(P/NP Only)

Prerequisites:Course Completion of NRV 58B
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 1991Inactive:Fall 2021
UC Transfer:Effective:Inactive:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Certificate Applicable Course


Outcomes and Objectives:
At the conclusion of this course, the student should be able to:
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Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
1. Demonstrate an ability to perform selected advanced vocational nursing
  skills in a simulated clinical setting (laboratory) which is consistent
  with theoretical knowledge base and common standards of practice.
2. Perform skills utilizing a team approach and demonstrate professional
  behaviors and accountability.

Topics and Scope
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A.  Fluid and Electrolytes:
   1.  Intravenous therapy.
   2.  IV site care.
   3.  Regulating and monitoring IV's; calculating drip factors.
B.  Procedures:
   1.  Sterile wound irrigations and packing to include: wound drainage
       systems and bladder irrigations.
   2.  Chest tubes (monitoring and care).
   3.  Tracheostomy care.
   4.  Team leading skills (transcribing orders and shift reports).

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1.  Attend scheduled demonstration of identified nursing skills.
2.  Practice identified nursing skills in the laboratory.
3.  Safely perform successful check-offs with instructors of identified
   nursing skills through a return demo examination.
4.  Practice utilizing a team approach with different roles being
   accountable for the team's performance.

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
0 - 0%
This is a degree applicable course but assessment tools based on writing are not included because skill demonstrations are more appropriate for this course.
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
0 - 0%
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
100 - 100%
Class performances
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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CLINICAL NURSING SKILLS, 5th ed., by S.F. Smith & D.J. Duell, Prentice
Hall, New Jersey, (2003).

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