NURS164 and previous or concurrent enrollment in NURS 178.
COURSE DESCRIPTION: This course explores the physiological, psychological and social
changes which accompany pregnancy and the role of the nurse in nursing management. This course includes clinical experiences in obstetrical nursing.
NOTICE: Information in this syllabus, was to the best knowledge of the instructor, considered correct and complete when distributed for use at the beginning of the semester. The instructor, however, reserves the rights, acting within the policies and procedures of Southwestern Michigan College, to make changes in course content or instructional techniques without notice or obligation.
Cheating or plagiarizing will absolutely not be tolerated at Southwestern Michigan College. Any student found cheating or plagiarizing material in any manner may be assigned a failing semester/session grade in this course. A second such incident while at SMC could result in suspension or expulsion from the institution. A student found in violation of this section of the syllabus will not be allowed to drop this course. Additional detail regarding cheating and/or plagiarism may be found elsewhere in this syllabus.
Gorrie T., McKinney, E., Murray, S. 2002. Foundations of Maternal-Newborn Nursing. Philadelphia, W.B. Saunders Co. 3rd Edition.
Additonal Resources: Southwestern Michigan College Fred L. Mathews Library for references cited in the syllabus.
This course uses discussion, audio-visual materials, clinical conference
readings, written assignments, demonstration and
Upon completion of this course, the student will demonstrate achievement of the course objectives by obtaining a final minimum grade of seventy-eight (78%), as measured by teacher made quizzes, written assignments, and the clinical evaluation tool.
The final evaluation is the responsibility of the instructor in assessing the student’s achievement of the course objectives.
All assignments are mandatory. All assignments must be completed to
successfully complete the course. Failure to complete one assignment will result in failure of the course.
the Nursing Program without interruption is determined
academically by achieving a minimal grade of “C” (78%).
Attendance is mandatory. Notification of instructor prior to absence/
tardiness is mandatory. See the School of Nursing Student Handbook for Specific guidelines.
Students are expected to take all examinations as they are scheduled.
Make-up policy with regard to examinations is described in the School of Nursing Student Handbook.
The student is expected to have read the material to be covered in class
Examinations will cover material from audio- visual materials, lecture, reading assignments, and handouts. Therefore, the student is expected to study these sources of material thoroughly.
GRADING SCALE: The following grading scale is enforced in the nursing program:
The grade of “D” is not awarded in the nursing courses.
Provides direct care, based on the nursing process, for clients with common well-defined nursing diagnoses, within a structured health care setting, under the supervision of an experienced registered nurse, doctor, or dentist.
Utilizes basic therapeutic communication skills when interacting with clients, families, and other health care team members along the continuum of care.
Implements and modifies standard teaching plans for clients under the supervision of a registered nurse.
Organizes basic aspects of care for clients with common health needs within structured care settings.
Demonstrates responsibility and accountability to the profession of nursing as well as utilizing nursing research findings.
Assignments are neatly written in pen, or typed, with proper grammar and spelling, following college level requirements for written work. Written work that is below a college level of performance regarding grammar, punctuation, spelling, or sentence structure will not be acceptable.
Assignments are due on the day designated or before if preferred. See the School of Nursing Student Handbook for rules regarding late written assignments.
CLINICAL RESPONSIBILITIES FOR THE STUDENT
The student will report to hospital clinical institution scrubbed and in appropriate dress by 6:30 am.
After receiving the assignments for the assigned clinical time, the student will check the unit cardex for client information. It will be helpful to read the assigned client's chart for the past twenty-four hours.
The student should check to see if the client has any laboratory tests or procedures scheduled. The student is responsible for gaining information about any test or procedure ordered for the assigned clients.
Bedrails are to be up at all times unless otherwise designated by the clinical agency's policies. Any student leaving a bedrail down for an occupied bed will be subject to discipline and/or dismissal from the program.
Students are not allowed to leave the floor for any reason without first obtaining permission from the instructor. It is the student's responsibility to find another student who will be responsible for their client's care if the student leaves the floor with permission from the instructor.
Students should refer all questions to the instructor for clarification unless in extreme emergencies and then consult with the head or charge nurse.
No medicines will be passed without direct supervision by the nursing instructor. No medicine will be passed by the student when those medicines have been set up by another nurse. No medicines will be given by the student until he/she either has passed Pharmacology, or has shown proficiency in the Pharmacology lab (has been given permission from the Pharmacology instructor to pass medications.)
Students are to chart off for their shift, report off to the appropriate personnel, and be dismissed by their instructor from the clinical instruction.
No more than thirty minutes is allowed for lunch. Students are not to leave the premises during this time.
Charting must be checked by the instructor before being entered into the assigned client's chart and must be signed by student.
The student is expected to maintain good rapport with the clinical institution's personnel.
Any student leaving the assigned clinical area and leaving his/her client unattended (during break or lunch) or in a compromising situation will be subject to disciplinary action.
The student is responsible to check the client's chart often for possible changes in orders. The student will not take any verbal or telephone orders from a physician or any other health personnel.
The student is not permitted to leave the clinical institution during clinical hours unless released by his/her instructor.
AREA ONE: Direct Care Competency 1. Theory
Applies theory knowledge on a beginning level.
-Demonstrates a basic knowledge of client's disease process. -Identifies basic scientific principles when performing procedures. -Identifies Nursing Implications
Demonstrates application of safety principles.
-Provides a safe environment for clients and other members of the health care team -Uses medical and surgical aseptic principles and techniques during client care.
Prepares medication safely on a beginning level
-Uses the five rights of medication administration
-Verifies the time the last dose has been given
Uses the nursing process on a beginning level.
-Collects subjective and objective data from various sources (physical assessment, psychological assessment, client family, record, etc.). -Assists in selecting an appropriate nursing diagnosis from the established list. -Prioritizes selected nursing diagnoses using knowledge from nursing and supporting courses -Implements plan of care. -Assists in evaluating developed plan of care.
Communicates effectively with clients on a beginning level
-uses appropriate communication techniques to initiate and maintain the nurse/client relationship -uses clear, understandable, appropriate language when communicating with client
Communicate effectively with health care team on a beginning level
team in planning and evaluating client care
-initiates interaction with the instructor and/or staff.
-reports significant changes in client’s health status to health care team
-appropriately reports client’s health care status information at the end assigned clinical time
Documents pertinent information in the client’s health care record on a beginning level
-records data that is complete, concise, descriptive and relevant to the client and disease process -maintains accurate and current data on pm client’s flow, graphic, and/or medication sheets -uses correct grammar, spelling and punctuation
Implements and modifies standard teaching plans
-follows appropriate steps in correct order
experience prior to assigned clinical time
-prioritizes care according to client’s needs
Performs technical skills according to standards of care
-organizes equipment in advance to promote efficiency
-follows appropriate steps in correct order
Demonstrates responsibility and accountability to the profession of nursing.
-seeks input to improve performance and utilizes suggestions to improve performance -assumes responsibility for maintaining own clinical competence -conveys a professional attitude -delivers all written assignments on due date -practices within the legal and ethical parameters of nursing
TERMS USED ON THE O. B. FLOOR DRUGS USED IN OBSTETRICS
Please be familiar with the following drugs. Should you administer any of them while in the clinical area you will be expected to know the action, side effects, and usual dosage. Ferrous
*KNOW THESE DRUGS!!!
Assist with vaginal exam & amniotomy
Admission form delivery 8-point assessment Pass Medications Post-op care of C-section Catheterization Suppository Enema Sitz Bath Pre-op check list Discharge
the three (3) areas, tour of the facility. Review of the nursing process and application To maternal/newborn nursing. Intrapartal nursing assessment -
Maternal and fetal. Relaxation Techniques (video on labor and delivery)
Electronic fetal monitoring (video on fetal
Gestational age assessment, assessment of the
Discharge planning for mother and newborn.
Follow up care, identifying high risk families
REVIEW FOR PRACTICUM
CURRICULUM VITAE: Nombres y Apellidos: Dr. Adel Hernández Díaz. Fecha de nacimiento: 14 de julio de 1966. Correo electrónico: [email protected] Categoría Científica: • Doctor en Medicina. 1990. Instituto Superior de Ciencias Médicas de la Habana. • Especialista de Primer Grado en Medicina General Integral. 1995. Instituto Superior de Ciencia
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