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 1, 2, and 3 within a continuum of care for clients across the lifespan. Learners may gain experience through simulation and in a variety of settings with a focus on concepts outlined in PNUR 235 Integrated Nursing Practice 3.

Note: These hours may be offered as CPE 3 or integrated into the Integrated Nursing Practice 3 course as practice hours.     


Hours: 65 (Other Contact Hours: 65)


Total Weeks: 2


    - PNUR 230: Professional Communication 2
    - PNUR 231: Professional Practice 2
    - PNUR 232: Health Promotion 2
    - PNUR 233: Variations in Health 2
    - PNUR 235: Integrated Nursing Practice 2


Non-Course Prerequisites:
Post-admission requirements as detailed in the current Program Information and Completion Guide




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 (CLPNBC, 2017), Professional Standards for LPNs (CLPNBC, 2014) and Practice Standards (CLPNBC,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


Percentage of Individual Work: 100


Percentage of Group Work: 0


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