PNUR 236 - Consolidated Practice Experience 3

This practice experience will introduce learners to community care settings and an opportunity to apply and adapt knowledge gained in Levels A and 3 (APN program) or Levels 1, 2, and 3 (PN program)  within a continuum of care for clients across the lifespan. Learners may also gain experience through simulation and in a variety of settings.   

 

Hours: 65 (Field Experience/Clinical: 65)

 

Prerequisites:
APNP 130, APNP 131, APNP 132, APNP 133, APNP 134, APNP 135, APNP 136   
- OR - PNUR 110, PNUR 111, PNUR 112, PNUR 113, PNUR 114, PNUR 115, PNUR 116, PNUR 120, PNUR 120, PNUR 121, PNUR 122, PNUR 123, PNUR 124, PNUR 125, PNUR 126, PNUR 230, PNUR 231, PNUR 232, PNUR 233, PNUR 235

 

Non-Course Prerequisites:
None

 

Co-Requisites:
None

 

Detailed Course Content, Topics and Sequence Covered:
Course outcomes will be met through examination and exploration of the following:- Professional communication
- Nurse-client relationship
- Comprehensive assessments across the lifespan
- Interprofessional approach to care
- Ethical practice
- Wellness and health promotion
- Nursing care and documentation
- Self-reflective approach to practice

 

Learning Outcomes:
Upon successful completion of this course, and with input from the interprofessional health team and faculty guidance, the learner will be able to:
1.   Practice within relevant legislation, Entry-to-Practice Competencies for Licensed Practical Nurse (CCPNR, 2013), Scope of Practice: Standards, Limits and Conditions (BCCNM, 2017), Professional Standards for LPNs (BCCNM) and Practice Standards (BCCNM,current editions), the Nurses (Licensed Practical) Regulation (2015) and facility-specific policy and procedures 
2.   Incorporate health promoting strategies to provide safe, competent, culturally safe, and ethical care to clients in community
3.   Apply critical thinking, clinical judgment and knowledge of assessment to plan, implement, and evaluate care in providing a
continuum of care for predictable situations
4.   Participate in collaborative practice decisions that are client specific and consider client acuity, complexity, variability, and available resources in a supervised practice setting
5.   Facilitate and participate in interprofessional problem solving and decision making
6.   Describe an interprofessional approach to supporting a client in community
7.   Participate with the health care team to meet the collective needs of clients
8.   Connect, share and explore in collaborative relationships with clients in a caring community environment
9.   Provide culturally safe, trauma-informed, relational care that recognizes and respects the uniqueness of each individual and 
is sensitive to culture and diversity, as appropriate
10. Provide leadership, direction, assignment, and supervision of unregulated care providers within the context of community care with direction as appropriate
11. Identify how evidence-informed decision making can advocate for change in the community setting
12. Identify how interactions with clients and other members of the health care team in community are influenced by own biases, values and assumptions
13. Participate in continuous learning opportunities to maintain and enhance competence
14. Recognize and respect the roles and ability of other members of the health care team in the community setting
15. Recognize changes in client status and collaborate with other members of the health care team to develop a plan of care

 

Grading System: Pass/Fail

 

Passing Grade: Pass

 

Text Books:
Textbooks are subject to change.  Please contact the bookstore at your local campus for current book lists.