NURS 1263: Nursing Practice II: Older Adult as Client

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Course Format Lecture 0.0 h + Seminar 10.0 h + Lab. 0.0 h
Credits 5.0

Course Description

This guided group-based practice course provides opportunities for students to learn and to begin developing their nursing practice and leadership skills. Students will have opportunities to work with old adults and families living with chronic health challenges in the promotion of health and wellness, within the context of residential, extended, and complex care settings.

The course focuses on the core concepts of critical thinking, evidenced-informed decision making, health promotion, and relational practice. Emphasis will also be placed on the student's ability to use the British Columbia College of Nurses and Midwives (BCCNM) principles, roles, and competencies at the Term 2 level.

Do not register for any courses on practice days.

Students will receive credit for only one of NURS 1141 and 1260/1261/1263.

Prerequisite(s): A minimum "C+" grade in NURS 1109, 1121, 1130, and 1160; and a "S" grade in NURS 1163.

Corequisite(s): NURS 1209, 1260, and 1261.

Note: Students are not eligible for an aegrotat or deferred standing in this course. See Policy E2007 Course Credit: Special Consideration.

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