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Course Syllabus

Course Syllabus

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FOUNDATIONS OF NURSING PRACTICE INCLUDING PROFESSIONAL ADJUSTMENT I.

Description Theories, concepts, principles and processes basic to the practice of nursing. II. Terminal Competencies 1. Utilizes the nursing process in the care of individuals, families and communities. 2. Communicates effectively with patients/clients, families as well as other members of the health team in various settings. 3. Demonstrates leadership and management skills to ensure safe and quality nursing care. 4. Relates effectively with others in work situations. 5. Utilizes concepts, theories, principles in the care of clients. 6. Ensures a well-organized, accurate recording and reporting system. 7. Participates in research activities and utilizes research findings to improve nursing practice. 8. Observes ethico-moral values and legal responsibilities in nursing care. 9. Assumes responsibility for personal and professional growth. III. Content Outline 1. Professional Nursing A. Historical perspectives in nursing B. Nursing as a profession C. Theories in nursing D. Health care delivery system 2. Health and Illness Behavior A. Man as a biopsycho-socio - cultural- spiritual being B. Factors influencing health and illness C. Risk factors D. Adaptation to stress and anxiety E. Life span, cycle and development 3. Interactive Processes A. Nurse client relationship B. Teaching learning process C. Documentation/recording D. Communication E. Therapeutic use of self 4. Safety, Comfort and Hygiene A. Safety B. Management of pain C. Hygiene D. Mobility and immobility E. Skin integrity F. Sensory alteration G. Substance abuse

Nutrition C. Elements of administration and management/functions of management D. Basic Nursing Skills A. Legal aspects in the practice of nursing C. Standards of nursing practice C. Safety and security B. Basic Physiological Needs A. Nursing ethics B. Death. Asepsis and infection control G. Spiritual needs D. Fluid and electrolyte balance E.5. Patterns/modalities of nursing care . Urinary elimination F. Basic Psychosocial Needs A. Management and Leadership A. Vital signs D. Physical examination and health assessment E. Admission and discharge C. grief and grieving G. Organization F. Nursing process B. Love and belonging C. Professional organizations of nursing 9. Self concept F. Ethico-legal Aspects A. Crisis intervention 7. The Philippine Nursing Law D. Bowel elimination G. Leadership style E. Related laws affecting the practice of nursing E. Perioperative care K. Care of the dying and the dead J. Rest and sleep D. Others 8. Sensory deprivation and body image H. Theories and principles of management B. Oxygenation B. Continuing education for nurses F. Wound care I. Patient Care Classification System H. Administration of medications F. Sexuality and sexual needs E. Staffing G. Emergency measures H. Activity and exercise 6.

Research process D. Ethics and scientific research B. The scientific approach C. Research design/methodology E.10. Basic Research A. Steps in doing research MATERNAL AND CHILD NURSING .

Philosophy. Complications of pregnancy 3. theories. 5. Content Outline 1. it focuses on the nursing care to children in various stages of growth and development. 7. Description Concepts. Nursing care D. Further. Foundation of Maternal and Child Health Nursing Practice/Biophysical Aspects of Human Reproduction A. II. family and community. Terminal Competencies 1. Pregnancy-Antepartum A. Complications of labor and delivery . Nursing care during labor D. Analgesia and anesthesia of labor and delivery E. Menstrual cycle F. Physiological and psychological changes of pregnancy F. Utilizes the nursing processes in the care of mother and child/their families and communities. Anatomy and physiology D. theories and principles in the care of clients. Adheres to ethico-legal and moral imperatives of health care. theories. Concepts. Utilizes research findings to improve the nursing care to clients. principles and processes basic to the delivery of safe and quality nursing care of mother and child. Recognizes his/her responsibility for personal and professional growth and development. It encompasses promotive and preventive care of mothers with normal health conditions including curative and rehabilitative care to those with disturbances in reproductive health. 3. 2. Sexuality E. Responsible parenthood G. 6. principles and standards of care C. Theories of labor B. Pregnancy-intrapartum A. Signs and symptoms of pregnancy C. III. Birth setting and alternative methods of delivery E. goals B. Demonstrates leadership and management skills in promoting safe and quality nursing care to clients. Theories and principles of growth and development 2. Components of labor: 3 P-s C. Utilizes concepts. Danger signs and symptoms H. Communicates effectively with the clients and families as well as with other members of the health team in various settings. 4.I. Needs of pregnant women G. Stages of fetal development B.

Pre-Schooler/Schooler A.4. Problems/Disorders in Children A. Toilet training C. cognitive. psycho-social and moral development B. Care of the mother C. cognitive. Nephrotic Syndrome D. Sibling rivalry C. Nutrition. Cellular aberrations of the reproductive organs F. Postpartum and Newborn A. Needs and tasks D. Well-baby care E. Placental stage B. Common problems/disorders of toddlers 7. cognitive. Nursing care of the mother C. Physical. Sex characteristics C. Physical. Physical. Toddler A. Metabolic. Involution B. psycho-social. Common problems/disorders of pre-adolescent/adolescent 9. play activities E. Play activities D. motor. Common problems/disorders of pre-schooler/schooler 8. Complications of postpartum 5. Nutrition. Metabolic disturbances F. Congenital malformations C. Pre-adolescent/Adolescent A. language and moral development B. cardiac. Common problems/disorders of infancy 6. Well-baby care D. Degenerative disorders of women . Menopause E. Infectious diseases 10. Pregrancy related conditions C. motor. Prematurity B. psycho-social and language development D. immunization. psycho-social and moral development B. High risk maternal conditions B. play activities F. Breast feeding/rooming-in E. Puerperium and Infancy A. Sex education E. Physical. Problem/Disorders in Mothers including gynecologic disorders A. immunization. Nursing care of the newborn D. hematologic aberrations in pregrancy D.

Conducts research and uses research findings to improve health care in the community. Demonstrates appropriate attitudes/behaviors as a model health professional. 5. services and strategies of the Department of Health. Maternal and child health B. The Philippine Health Care Delivery System A. Participates in the implementation of DOH health programs. Utilizes the the nursing process in the care of individuals. goals and objectives of Community Health Nursing. 8. Participates in activities related to the prevention and control of communicable diseases. families. Legislations affecting Community Health Nursing Practice A. Description This course deals with health programs. III. Occupational health . Content Outline 1. DOH Circulars/Memoranda 3. Conceptual framework C. Executive orders and letters of instructions C. functions and responsibilities of the community health nurse. Nutrition C. 9. 7. 3. Implements the concepts. Health scenarios 2. families and communities. and the basic roles. 2. Dental hygience D. philosophy. Definition B. Essential elements D. services and strategies. It also includes care of clients with non-communicable and communicable diseases. Vital and health statistics F. Communicates effectively with clients. Services and Strategies A. concepts. Health Programs. Types of PHC workers 4. II. principles and values of primary health care as health care provider. 6.COMMUNITY HEALTH NURSING AND COMMUNICABLE DISEASE NURSING I. Assumes responsibility for personal and professional development. Primary Health Care A. Terminal Competencies 1. 4. Utilizes leadership and management process as an important tool of the health care provider in varied health care settings. communities and other members of health care. Environmental sanitation E. Laws B. National Health Plan B.

Nursing functions and responsibilities 10.G. Records and reports Field Health Services and Information System . Health education 5. Prevalence B. Nursing Care of clients with Non-Communicable Diseases A. Prevention and control D. Research in Community Health Nursing A. Nursing functions and responsibilities 9. Nursing functions and responsibilities 6. Applied research B. Epidemiology C. Nursing research E. Philosophy. Roles. Common diseases affecting older persons D. Community Health Nursing A. Nursing procedures C. Definition and concepts B. Needs of older persons Issues and concerns C. Levels of care 7. Principles and process D. Nursing Care of clients with communicable diseases A. Prevention and control D. Nursing process B. goals and objectives C. General principles and techniques B. Functions and Responsibilities of the Community Health Nurse A. Risk Factors C. Nursing management D. Care of Older Persons A. Personal and professional development 8. Utilization of research findings C.

families and communities to cope with illness or death. Health-illness continuum B. II. Institutes health teaching strategies to help create a therapeutic environment for clients. Psychosocial B. Patients in surgery D. Epidemiology of illness C. Integrates the socio-political. 2. Terminal Competencies 1. etc. 9. Relates the pathological changes brought about by stresses. Conducts research and uses research studies to improve patient care. 7. Biophysical 2. Concepts of Stress and Illness A. III. Assumes responsibility for personal and professional growth. Description Nursing care of clients with alterations in health patterns throughout the life cycle utilizing the nursing process. 8. Stress models D. Nursing Interventions in Illness A. political and other factors in relation to the occurrences of illness or disease conditions. 3. cultural. 10. Inflammatory and immunologic responses E. Holistic approach in different stages of development stages 1. The dying process 3. 5. Content Outline 1. Response to stress 2. families and communities.NURSING CARE OF ADOLESCENTS. to patient care. Fluids and electrolytes . Care of Patients with Specific Disturbances in A. Strives to continue reaffirming the dignity and worth of man through the provision of supportive comfort measures to patients. Perception and coordination . Pharmacological therapeutics C. 6. Communicates effectively with clients and members of the health team. ADULTS AND AGED I. Patients in pain E. 4. Applies the nursing process to health care situations. Cellular aberrations . Utilizes the different techniques of enabling the clients. Analyzes socio-economic. illness. This course also includes disaster nursing and care of clients in acute biological crises. Oxygenation B. technological and economic systems and their influence on the Philippine health care delivery. Metabolism D. families and communities at all times and even when death is inevitable.

V. Blood transfusion C. Arterial disorders C. Nurses Role in: A. Diagnostic procedures 5. Care of Patients with Neurologic Disorders A. functions and assessment B. Emergency and disaster situations D. hair and nail C. Evaluation and management C. Biliary Tract and Pancreas A.4. Structure. Care of Patients with Urinary Disorders A. Care of Patients Experiencing Disorders of the Liver. function and assessment B. therapy C. Basic concepts of hematology assessment B. Life threatening conditions . I. Diagnostic procedures 6. Care of Patients with Integumentary Disorders A. function and assessment B. Structure. Venous and lymphatic disorders D. Protection of the skin. Infection control B. Diagnostic procedures 10. Structure. Diagnostic procedures 8. Restoring skin structure and function 7. Structure. function and assessment B. Care of Patients with Hematologic Disorders A. function and assessment B. Care of Patients with Peripheral Vascular Disorders A. Structures. Head and spinal injury C. Diagnostic procedures 9. Renal disorders C. Erythrocytes disorders D.

Predisposing factors C. Demonstrates leadership and management skills to ensure safe and quality care. Applies appropriate communication techniques with clients. 4. Psychophysiologic disorders A. Common organ systems affected by psychological factors D. Ego defense mechanisms D. 2. Description Principles. Utilizes the nursing process in giving holistic nursing care to all kinds of clients. Utilizes knowledge from the psychological. Common crises situations 3. concepts and theories underlying psychiatric nursing care to individuals. 2. biological sciences. II. 8. Research as a tool in improving psychiatric nursing care. 3. 5. Crisis and Crisis Intervention A.MENTAL HEALTH AND PSYCHIATRIC NURSING I. Crisis intervention B. Personality disorders . Works collaboratively with other members of the health team. Childhood B. Theories of psychophysiologic disorders B. Assumes responsibility for personal and professional growth. Participates in research undertakings and utilizes findings to improve psychiatric nursing care. Anxiety Response and Anxiety Disorders A. Anxiety related disorders 4. Etiological theories of anxiety B. Terminal Competencies 1. Nursing care and psychopharmacology 6. families and communities in a variety of settings. families and other members of the health team in various settings. Content Outline 1. III. Mental health as a concept B. Adolescence 5. Levels of anxiety C. 7. Anxiety Disorders in Childhood and Adolescence A. Principles of Psychiatric Nursing C. Nursing process in Psychiatric Nursing D. 6. Applies the ethico-legal principles in psychiatric nursing. theories of personality and human behavior in the care of psychiatric clients. Personality development and principles of mental health A.

psychopharmacology and nursing care 8. Treatment modalities. Primary and secondary symptoms of schizophrenia D. Etiology B. Fundamental principles in the care of cognitively impaired person C. Psychodynamics of personality disorders B. Alcoholism B. Treatment modalities. Psychodynamics of mood disorders B. Treatment modalities. Treatment modalities. Nursing care and psychopharmacology 7. psychopharmacology and nursing care . Thought disorders (Schizophrenia and psychotic disorders) A. Substance abuse and related disorders A. Organic mental syndrome D. Emotional responses and mood disorders A.A. psychopharmacology and nursing care 10. Organic Mental Syndrome and Disorders A. Predisposing factors C. Predisposing factors C. Types of personality disorders D. Theories of etiology of schizophrenia B. Organic mental disorders E. Alterations in mood D. Drug abuse and dependence C. Types of schizophrenia C. psychopharmacology and nursing care 9.

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