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Areas of Study | | NURS121 syllabus




COURSE NUMBER: NURS121
COURSE TITLE:Health Occupations II: Basic Nursing Procedures
DIVISION:Adult Education
SEMESTER CREDIT HOURS:2
CONTACT HOURS:113
STUDENT ENGAGEMENT HOURS:90
DELIVERY MODE:In-Person

COURSE DESCRIPTION:
The final 54 of a 99 hour program meets Spring semester and is designed to prepare students to provide basic health care in health care facilities such as hospitals and nursing homes. Instruction will include such topics as: Infection control, safety and body mechanics, emergency care, lifting and moving a resident, personal care skills, basic nursing skills, nutrition and elimination, and rehabilitation & restorative care.

Class designed to prepare students to provide basic health care in hospitals and nursing homes. This course, the clinical portion of the curriculum, is a continuation of NURS 120.


PREREQUISITES:
High School Junior or Senior. 8 th grade reading level and 7 th grade math level based on standardized testing, a resident of College District #507, and student must have met all requirements and completion of Health Occupations I.

NOTES: This course is not available for web registration.

STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES:
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
  • Relate proper attitude towards all patients and personnel.
  • Demonstrate ability to give quality patient care in a safe manner.
  • Use basic rules of safety in the health care facility Perform isolation techniques, universal precautions, disinfecting, keep patients and work areas clean.
  • Record and report observations.

TEXTBOOK / SPECIAL MATERIALS:
See bookstore website for current book(s) at https://www.dacc.edu/bookstore

EVALUATION:
100% attendance in class and satisfactory performance in clinical procedures as observed by instructor. Clinical performance will be given a pass or fail evaluation. A student must pass in clinical performance to pass the course, regardless of the theory grade.

STUDENT CONDUCT CODE:
Membership in the DACC community brings both rights and responsibility. As a student at DACC, you are expected to exhibit conduct compatible with the educational mission of the College. Academic dishonesty, including but not limited to, cheating and plagiarism, is not tolerated. A DACC student is also required to abide by the acceptable use policies of copyright and peer-to-peer file sharing. It is the student’s responsibility to become familiar with and adhere to the Student Code of Conduct as contained in the DACC Student Handbook. The Student Handbook is available in the Information Office in Vermilion Hall and online at: https://www.dacc.edu/student-handbook

DISABILITY SERVICES:
Any student who feels s/he may need an accommodation based on the impact of a disability should contact the Testing & Academic Services Center at 217-443-8708 (TTY 217-443-8701) or stop by Cannon Hall Room 103. Please speak with your instructor privately to discuss your specific accommodation needs in this course.

REVISION:
Spring 2019

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