NURS 5145: Critical Thinking and Decision Making II

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Course Format Lecture 4.0 h + Seminar 0.0 h + Lab. 0.0 h
Credits 3.0

Course Description

This course will further build on the nurses' critical thinking (CT) and decision making (DM) skills introduced in Critical Thinking and Decision Making I. Students will utilize the Langara Decision Making Framework (DMF) to critically analyze client and contextual data and apply clinical decision making skills to case studies related to gastrointestinal, genito-urinary, neurological, musculoskeletal, integumentary and ontological disorders. Students will have opportunities to integrate and apply their knowledge of anatomy, pathophysiology, health assessment, pharmacology, diagnostic procedures, health teaching, nursing interventions and nursing care evaluation. Nursing exam type questions are included.

Registration in this course is restricted to students admitted to the Post-Degree Diploma in Nursing Practice in Canada.

Prerequisite(s): A minimum "C+" grade in all first term PDD courses: BUSM 1500, NURS 5110, 5115, 5130, and 5135.

Submission of the NNAS application with proof of payment must be submitted to the assistant chair, international at least one week prior to the opening of online registration for PDD Term Two.

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