[ Login ]

Classes

NURS 101Y Nursing Care of the Adult Client Skills Lab • 1 Cr.

Description:

A variety of acute care nursing skills provide baseline competency prior to entry into acute care clinical facilities. Students learn hands-on nursing skills and have the opportunity to practice and perform demonstrations. Prerequisite: N100X, N100Y, N100Z.

Outcomes:

After completing this class, students should be able to:

  • Identify normal and abnormal cardiac rhythms called dysrhythmias.
  • Demonstrate the collection of selected specimens and assist with diagnostic procedures.
  • Demonstrate sterile technique in the catheterization of a male or female, using a straight or indwelling catheter.
  • Trouble-shoot and care for a client with an indwelling catheter and continuous urinary drainage systems.
  • Set up a sterile field in preparation for a bedside intervention.
  • Apply a wet-to-dry dressing; empty and recharge a wound suction devices.
  • Describe the care and maintenance of PICCs, central venous catheters (CVCs) and VADs.
  • Discuss the management of patients who have total parenteral nutrition infusing.
  • Describe the purposes for nasogastric tube insertion and safely insert a nasogastric tube.
  • Discuss the application and nursing considerations of those clients who have entral nutrition to meet caloric needs
v3.4.2.0

Footer Navigation

Contact info

Bellevue College
3000 Landerholm Circle SE Bellevue, WA 98007-6484 U.S.A.
Work: (425) 564-1000