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Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

Bridgeport Hospital School of Nursing | Evaluated Learning Experience

Nursing 201 - Beginning Management of Client Care

Location: 
Bridgeport Hospital School of Nursing, Bridgeport, CT.
Length: 
Version 1: 76.5 hours (4 weeks); includes 22.5 hours lecture/discussion and 54 hours supervised clinical/laboratory experience. Version 2: 90 hours (5 weeks); includes 22.5 hours lecture/discussion and 67.5 hours supervised clinical/laboratory experience.
Dates: 

Version 1: July 1996 - May 2000. Version 2: June 2000 - June 2017.

Instructional delivery format: 
Traditional classroom model
Learner Outcomes: 

Version 1 or 2: Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: relate core knowledge to the care of clients with gastrointestinal and nutritional disorders; contribute to the promotion, maintenance, and restoration of health integrity of clients with gastrointestinal and nutritional disorders using teaching strategies, technologies, and resources; prepare nursing care for the client with gastrointestinal and nutritional disorders using the core behaviors essential for nursing practice within the framework of the Nurse Practice Act; prepare the nursing plan of care using the nursing process to implement, manage, document and evaluate care of the clients with gastrointestinal and nutritional disorders; use evidence-based nursing knowledge related to the cultural, spiritual, social, and environmental impact on the health care of clients with gastrointestinal and nutritional disorders; perform as an educator, collaborator, advocate, and beginning manager of nursing care exercising civility and reciprocal caring within the multidisciplinary team; and apply critical thinking and sound judgment in the delivery of competent and safe care as a beginning manager and delegator of client care.

Instruction: 
Version 1 or 2: Nursing 201 focuses on the nurse as beginning manager of client care. Delegation and collaboration are emphasized in the delivery of nursing care. Students function as members of the health care team to promote, maintain and restore health to clients with gastrointestinal disorders, including illnesses related to digestion, nutrition and elimination. The social and environmental issues impacting on the health of these clients are discussed. Opportunities to incorporate core behaviors and core knowledge into clinical practice are provided.
Credit recommendation: 
Version 1 or 2: In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 3 semester hours (1.5 lecture and 1.5 clinical) in Nursing (9/98 revalidation) (8/03 revalidation) (9/08 revalidation) (12/13 revalidation).

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