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ASM 243 - Practicum IV: Nursing

Credits: 1
Lecture Hours: 0
Lab Hours: 0
Practicum Hours: 5
Work Experience: 0
Course Type: Open
Nursing services in the long-term care facility. The relationship of nursing services to administration. This course satisfies 80 nursing clock hours required by The Iowa Board of Nursing Home Administrators.
Competencies
  1. Evaluate the essential components of a nursing department.
    1. Decide physical care and comfort.
    2. Prioritize environmental and safety needs.
    3. Decide if resident’s psychological needs are being met.
    4. Evaluate the need for intellectual stimulation.
    5. Defend maintenance and rehabilitative measures.
    6. Formulate therapeutic measures for prevention of institutional acquired illness.
    7. Evaluate assessment and reassessment tools.
    8. Determine the different components of a resident’s chart.
    9. Assess the resident’s care plan process.
    10. Appraise a care plan conference.
  2. Examine the nursing department staff job descriptions and responsibilities.
    1. Review staff position, authority, and accountability.
    2. Appraise he department’s role in the processes of preadmission, admission, transfer, and discharge.
    3. Analyze the role and needs of the resident’s family.
    4. Investigate the nursing department’s organizational chart for staffing patterns.
    5. Describe the position educational requirements, ongoing continuing education, and in-service education for this department.
    6. Review the department’s policies and procedures.
  3. Evaluate the administrator’s relationship, responsibilities, rules and regulations pertaining to the nursing department.
    1. Determine how the department is empowered by the administrator.
    2. Appraise the administrator’s supportive relationship to the department.
    3. Interpret state and federal rules and regulations pertaining to the nursing department.
    4. Relate rules and regulations to resident’s rights.



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