Paula Quintero Valencia
Assistant Lecturer, Faculty of Nursing
NURS 225 - Introduction to Acute Care Nursing Practice
This practicum in acute care settings further develops knowledge, skills, and abilities to provide safe ethical patient care for adults with episodic and chronic health challenges. Intentional clinical learning activities integrate evidence-informed knowledge from NURS 224 and 216. The focus is on assessment, clinical reasoning, care planning, and documentation in paper and digital formats. Course includes 130 clinical hours total. Note: Available only to nursing students in the Collaborative/Honors Program and Bilingual Program. Prerequisites for Collaborative/Honors Program students: NURS 220 (or NURS 201) and NURS 221 (or NURS 202). Prerequisites for Bilingual Program students: SC INF 223 (or SC INF 217 or SC INF 220) and SC INF 221 (or SC INF 218). Corequisites: NURS 216 and NURS 224 (or NURS 307). Credit may be obtained for only one of NURS 225 or 308.