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Bridgeport Hospital School of Nursing | Evaluated Learning Experience

Nursing 203 - Managing Care of Clients with Changes in Physiological and Psychosocial Integrity

Location: 
Bridgeport Hospital School of Nursing, Bridgeport, CT.
Length: 
Version 1: 190 hours (10.5 weeks); includes 52.5 hours lecture/discussion and 137.5 hours supervised clinical/laboratory experience. Version 2: 200 hours (10 weeks); includes 50 hours lecture/discussion and Bridgeport Hospital School of Nursing0 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: identify core knowledge and core behaviors to the care of clients with regulatory, renal, integumentary, and circulatory disorders; design client care using information management and resources to promote optimum client outcomes in collaboration with the health care team; demonstrate nursing care for the client with regulatory, renal, integumentary, and circulatory disorders using the core behaviors essential for nursing practice within the framework of the Nurse Practice Act; build the nursing plan of care using the nursing process to implement, manage, document, and evaluate care of clients with regulatory, renal, integumentary, and circulatory disorders; integrate the cultural, spiritual, and social and environmental health care needs of clients with regulatory, renal, integumentary, and circulatory disorders into the delivery of evidence-based nursing care; manage clients with regulatory, renal, integumentary, and circulatory disorders as an educator, advocate, and leader exercising civility and reciprocal caring; and demonstrate safe, effective and competent nursing care using critical thinking and sound nursing judgment skills for clients with regulatory, renal, integumentary, and circulatory disorders.

Instruction: 
Version 1 or 2: Nursing 203 emphasizes holistic nursing care for clients of all ages experiencing changes in regulatory, renal, integumentary, respiratory and circulatory status. Students integrate theoretical knowledge into their clinical practice. Opportunities are provided in a variety of health care settings with emphasis on the role as manager of client care.
Credit recommendation: 

Version 1 or 2: In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 6 semester hours (3 lecture and 3 clinical) in Nursing (9/98 revalidation) (8/03 revalidation)(9/08 revalidation) (12/13 revalidation). *NOTE: An earlier version of the nursing curriculum, dating from September 1984 to June 1996, is listed on the Retired Courses page.

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