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Course Name NCM 100 – Fundamentals of Nursing Practice

Course Description This course provides the students with the overview of nursing as a science, an art and a profession. It
deals with the concept of man as a holistic being comprised of bio – psychosocial and spiritual
dimensions. It includes a discussion on the different roles of the nurse emphasizing health promotion,
maintenance of health as well as prevention of illness utilizing the nursing process. . It includes the
basic nursing skills needed in the care of individual clients.
Course Credit 3 units Lecture, 2 units RLE

Contact Hours/ 54 hours lecture and 102 hours RLE


Sem
Prerequisite General Chemistry, Theoretical Foundations of Nursing

Placement 1st Year, 2nd Semester

Terminal Given actual or simulated situations, the student will be able to:
Competencies 1. Utilize the nursing process in the holistic care of client for the promotion and maintenance of
health
• Asses with the client his/her health status and risk factors affecting health
• Identify actual wellness/at risk nursing diagnosis
• Plan with client appropriate interventions for the promotion and maintenance of health
• Evaluate with client outcomes of a healthy status
2. Ensure a well organized recording and reporting system
3. Observe bioethical principles and the core values
4. Relate effectively with clients, members of the health team and others in work situations
related to nursing and health
INTERMEDIATE CONTENT Materials TEACHING – EVALUATION Target Learning Outcome
COMPETENCIES Needed LEARNING
ACTIVITY
(Prelim)
Given set of questions, I. NURSING AS A PROFESSION
the student is able to: A. Profession The students were able to:
1. Define profession  Definition Reference books Lecture Paper – Pencil • Give definitions of
2. Discuss criteria of  Criteria Ballpen Discussion Test profession
a profession B. Nursing Pencil • Quiz • Enumerate criteria
3. Define nursing  Definition • Powerpoi • Long • Define and
4. Discuss  Characteristics nt exam Elaborate
characteristics of Presenta characteristics of
 Focus: Human
nursing as a tion in nursing profession
Responses
profession Lectures • Discussed the
 Personal and
5. Differentiate • Student – different personal
Professional
personal and Teacher and professional
Qualities of a
professional Interacti qualities of a nurse
Nurse
qualities of a nurse on
C. History of Nursing • Learned about
6. Identify the
 In the world Nursing History
different stages in
the history of  In the Philippines
nursing  In Northeastern
• In the world College
• In the D. Development of Modern
Pilippines Nursing
E. Growth of
• In • Understand nursing
Professionalism
Northeaster • Know about Carper
n College  Profession
• Specialize Graded • Broaden their
7. Value
d body of Recitation minds about the
professionalism in
Education different roles and
nursing
• Body of responsibilities of a
8. Explain Carper’s 4
Knowledge nurse
patterns of
knowing • Ethics • Keep in mind the
• Autonomy scope of nursing
 Carper’s 4 expertise
patterns of Role Playing
Knowing
• Nursing
Science
• Nursing
9. Discuss various Ethics
roles and • Nursing
responsibilities of Esthetics
nurses • Personal
Knowledge

(Midterm)
10. Discuss the scope F. Overview of the
of nursing practice Professional Nursing
as defined by law Practice
11. Discuss the Code  Levels of
of ethics for Proficiency accdg
nurses, Bill of to Benner
Rights, legal. Moral (novice, beginner,
and professional
accountability and competent,
responsibility proficient, expert)

12. Discuss various  Roles and


fields and responsibilities of
opportunities in a Professional
nursing Nurse
13. Discuss guidelines  Scope of Nursing
of effective and Practice based on
therapeutic RA 9173
communication  Overview of the
Code of Ethics for
14. Discuss the nurse – Nurses, Filipino
client Bill of Rights/
communication as Legal Aspects
a dynamic process  Professional,
Legal and Moral
accountability/
responsibility
G. Different Fields in
Nursing
 Institutional
nursing (hospital
staff nursing)
 Community
Health Nursing
( School Nursing,
industrial Nursing,
Public health
Nursing)
 Independent
Nursing practice
 Nursing in Paper – Pencil
Education Test
 Nursing in other
Lecture
Fields
H. Communication Skills
Given a set of situation, Discussion
 Effective
the student will be able Graded
Communication
to: • Powerpoi Recitation
1. Discuss the steps  Purposes of
nt
in nursing process therapeutic
Presenta
2. Utilize the steps in communication
tion in
the care of clients  Criteria for Lectures
3. Document the care effective verbal
• Student –
provided to the communication
Teacher
client  Guidelines for Interacti
4. Differentiate active and on
health, wellness effective listening
and well being  Guidelines for use
5. Explain the of touch
dimensions of  Developmental
wellness consideration in
6. Describe the communication
health – illness  Communicating
continuum with people who
7. Enumerate the 3 are
levels of • Physically
prevention challenged
8. Describe the levels
of care •Cognitively
9. Give the challenged
importance of • Aggressive
nursing measures  General
for the promotion guidelines for
of health and trans cultural
prevention of therapeutic
illness communication
• Physically Demonstration
challenged
• Cognitively
challenged
• Aggressive

( Pre – finals to Finals)


II. NURSING AS A SCIENCE
A. Nursing as a Process

 Assessment
 Nursing Diagnosis
( as a concept
and a process)
 Planning (long-
term, short term,
priority setting,
formulation of
objectives)
 Intervention
( collaborative
and independent
nursing
interventions)
 Evaluation
(formative,
summative)
 Documentation of
plan of
care/reporting
B. Health and Illness
 Definition of
Health, Wellness,
and Well-being
 Dimensions of
wellness
 Health Illness
Continuum
 Stages of
Wellness and
Illness
 3 levels of
Prevention
C. Levels of Care
 Health Promotion
 Health prevention
 Health
Maintenance
 Curative
 Rehabilitative
D. Basic interventions using
nursing process to
maintain
1) Healthy Lifestyle
• Assessme
nt
• Diagnosis
• Planning
• Implement
ation
• Evaluation
2) Oxygenation
• Function of
the cardio-
pulmonary
system
 Proces
s of
breathi
ng
(ventila
tion)
and
gas
exchan
ge
( respir
ation)
 Regula
tion of
blood
Given a set of situation, flow
the student will be able  Conduc
to: tion
system
1. Define Nursing as • Assessme
an Art nt
2. Discuss the • Diagnosis
relevance of art in • Planning
Nursing
• Implement
3. Appreciate
ation
uniqueness of
oneself • Evaluation
4. Appreciate the 3) Fluid and
uniqueness of Electrolyte
other cultures Balance
5. Appreciate caring • Distributio
as an integral n,
component in compositio
nursing n,
6. Utilize therapeutic movement
nurse – client ,
relationship regulation
7. Perform the basic of body
nursing skills fluids
8. Assess the nature • Regulation
of pain, according of
to the provocative electrolyte
factor, quality, s and acid
radiation and – base
relief, severity, balance
time and • Assessme
frequency nt
9. Identify the • Diagnosis
common nursing • Planning
care for the pre • Implement
operative, intra ation
operative and post • Evaluation
operative phases 4) Nutrition
10. Be aware of the
• Principles
needs of the
of nutrition
individual, family
and community on • Nutrients
death and dying • Assessme
11. Provide measures nt
that facilitate the • Diagnosis
grieving process • Planning
• Implement
ation
• Evaluation
5) Temperature
Regulation
• Heat
production
vs. heat
laws
• Behavioral
control
• Neural &
vascular
control
• Assessme
nt
• Diagnosis
• Planning
• Implement
ation
• Evaluation
6) Mobility &
Exercise
• Body
alignment
and
balance
• Coordinate
d body
movement
• Regulation
of
movement
• Principles
of body
mechanics
• Assessme
nt
• Diagnosis
• Planning
• Implement
ation
• Evaluation
7) Hygiene and
comfort
• Review of
the skin,
feet and
nails, oral
cavity and
teeth, hair
• Assessme
nt
• Diagnosis
• Planning
• Implement
ation
• Evaluation
8) Safety, Security
and Privacy
• Basic
human
needs
• Physical
hazards
• Pathogen
transmissi
on
• Other risk
factors

(Midterm)

III. NURSING AS AN ART


A. Definition of Art
• Why is nursing an
art?
• Concepts related
to the art of
nursing
• Self awareness
concept ( who am
I)
• Self enhancement
( how do I
become a better
person)
• Cultural Diversity
• Caring: an
integral
component of
nursing
• Nursing client
relationship
 Phases of
therapeuti
c
relationshi
p
 Therapeuti
c use of
self
 Characteri
stics of
therapeuti
c
relationshi
p
o Wa
rmt
h
o Hop
e
o Rap
por
t
o Tru
st
o Em
pat
hy
o Acc
ept
anc
e
• Focus of
Nursing
B. Nursing Skills
• Environmental
care
• Comfort
measures
• Introduction of
vital signs
• Procedures by
concepts
C. Care of clients in pain
• Overview of pain
D. Care of clients in surgery
E. Meeting needs related to
Death/Dying, grief and
Grieving
• Concepts of death
and dying, grief
and grieving
• Post mortem care

SUMMARY CONCEPTS NO. of HOURS Total Hours

I. Nursing as a Profession 9
II. Nursing as a Science 25
III. Nursing as an Art 20
54 HOURS

REQUIRED REFERENCE:

FUNDAMENTALS OF NURSING BY:


KOZIER

Prepared By: MARIA REBECCA CORAZON ADRIANO – MANIPON RN Submitted to: Nhelia Bañaga- Perez mRN, MSN
Instructor, N100 Academic Coordinator

Received By: Rachel S. Jacla RN, MSN, MAEd.


Dean, Nursing Department