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 highly complex persons experiencing multiple 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 3264
Length: 270.0 hours
PrerequisitesNURS 3160, NURS 3163, NURS 3164, MATH 1111 or equivalent, NURS 3265.
CorequisitesNURS 3262, NURS 3263, NURS 3266.
* 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.