SRJC Course Outlines

5/28/2022 3:05:57 PMPSYT 71 Course Outline as of Fall 2001

Changed Course
CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  PSYT 71Title:  FUND OF NURSING  
Full Title:  Fundamentals of Nursing
Last Reviewed:2/12/2001

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum9.00Lecture Scheduled9.0017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled157.50
Minimum9.00Lab Scheduled01 min.Lab Scheduled0
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total9.00 Contact Total157.50
 
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  315.00Total Student Learning Hours: 472.50 

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

Catalog Description:
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Course presents theoretical basis for care of adult patients with common medical/surgical conditions. Emphasis is on planning patient care for implementation in sub-acute and long term care settings. Pharmacology and application of anatomical, physiological and psychosocial concepts are integrated throughout the course.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:
Admission into the Psychiatric Technician program; high school graduation or equivalent; Computational Math Exam (minimum score: 25) or completion of CSKL 373A; eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100. Completion of Anat 51 or HLC 50, with a grade of "C" or better.


Recommended Preparation:
HLC 60; previous Work Experience (WEOC 99) at a state hospital, psychiatric, or long term care setting.

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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Theoretical basis for care of adults w/common med/surg conditions. Emphasis is on planning PT care ofr implementation in sub-acute & LTC settings. Pharmacy & application of anatomical, physio & psychosocial concepts are integrated throughout the course.
(Grade Only)

Prerequisites:Admission into the Psychiatric Technician program; high school graduation or equivalent; Computational Math Exam (minimum score: 25) or completion of CSKL 373A; eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100. Completion of Anat 51 or HLC 50, with a grade of "C" or better.
Recommended:HLC 60; previous Work Experience (WEOC 99) at a state hospital, psychiatric, or long term care setting.
Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:CSU;
Repeatability:00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP

ARTICULATION, MAJOR, and CERTIFICATION INFORMATION

Associate Degree:Effective:Inactive:
 Area:
 
CSU GE:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
IGETC:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
CSU Transfer:TransferableEffective:Fall 1981Inactive:Spring 2011
 
UC Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
 
C-ID:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Not Certificate/Major Applicable



COURSE CONTENT

Outcomes and Objectives:
Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
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The students will:
1.  Describe the role and functions of the Psychiatric Technician
   and other members of the health care team.
2.  Apply theoretical concepts of human anatomy and physiology to
   planning and implementing patient care with a focus on common
   medical-surgical conditions.
3.  State the major, significant signs that distinguish a physically
   healthy person from a physically ill person.
4.  Describe spiritual and nutritional needs of patients.
5.  Describe principles relevant to patient documentation.
6.  Describe frequently ordered diagnostic tests including physical
   and emotional preparation of the patient.
7.  Develop a written treatment plan.
8.  Describe treatment modalities and basic nuring skills commonly
   prescribed for medical-surgical patients.
9.  Describe specific musculoskeletal procedures that promote
   function and prevent injuries in the patient with physical
   limitations.
10. Recognize abnormal laboratory values for commonly ordered tests.
11. Describe the therapeutic and adverse effects of the drugs commonly
   used in medical-surgical conditions.
12. Describe special needs of the gerontological patients.
13. State the legal rights of patients.
14. Recognize stressors affecting his/her personal and professional
   life.
15. Recognize the importance of further professional and self growth.

Topics and Scope
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1.  Ethical and legal issues.
2.  Functions of health care team.
3.  Patient safety.
4.  Communication/documentation.
5.  Basic patient assessment and care planning.
6.  Basic nursing skills.
7.  Hygiene needs.
8.  Elimination.
9.  Disorders of major body systems.
10. Gerontological considerations.
11. Pharmacology.
     A. Drug classifications.
     B. Mathematical computations (dosage and administration).
12. Care of surgical patient.
13. Spiritual/cultural considerations.

Assignments:
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1.  Reading assignments in preparation for each lecture from required
   texts and library.
2.  Required viewing of films and audio-visual media related specific
   content.
3.  Clinical simulation and small work group assignments in classroom
   each week.

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 - 20%
Written homework, Reading reports
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
5 - 20%
Homework problems, Quizzes, Exams
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
5 - 15%
Class performances
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
50 - 80%
Multiple choice, True/false, Matching items, Completion
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
0 - 0%
None


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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Rosdahl, TEXTBOOK OF BASIC NURSING, 7th edition, 1999, with accompanying
student workbook. Publisher: Lippincott
Davis's Drug Guide for Nurses, 7th edition, 1999, Deglin, Vallerand.
Publisher: F.A. Davis

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