This course expands the professional practice themes including focused and comprehensive nursing assessment skills, self-regulation, knowledge application, psychomotor skills, evidence-informed care, collaboration, leadership, organizational skills, patient safety, and relational practice. Students apply the nursing process as a foundational framework for clinical reasoning and decision-making with stable persons experiencing acute health issues in the acute care setting. Clinical practice including nursing labs, simulation and clinical experiences provides an opportunity for integration of theory. Theory from nursing science, other sciences and humanities informs practice.
Course code: NURS 2164
Length: 195.0 hours
PrerequisitesNURS 1164, NURS 1260, NURS 1261, NURS 1262, NURS 1263, NURS 1264, NURS 1370.
CorequisitesNURS 2160, NURS 2161, NURS 2162, NURS 2163.
* Fees are approximate and subject to change. Students are required to pay any applicable fee increases. Fees listed are for domestic students. For international programs, visit VCC International.
† This information is intended as a guideline only. Program and course details are subject to change with the approval of VCC's Board of Governors.