Course

Clinical Procedures IV

Faculty
Health Sciences
Department
Nursing - Psychiatric
Course Code
PNUR 3430
Credits
1.50
Semester Length
15
Max Class Size
10
Method(s) Of Instruction
Lecture
Lab
Typically Offered
To be determined

Overview

Course Description
Students will continue to integrate all previously learned skills and will develop abilities to carry out procedures related to caring for clients with complex health challenges. In addition, students will practice advanced assessment skills within a laboratory setting.
Course Content
  • complex wound care
  • sterile glove technique
  • nasogastric insertion, maintenance and removal
  • care and maintenance of enteric tubes
  • providing nutrition and medication via enteric tubes
  • use and care of feeding pumps
  • enterostomal therapy
  • orophanrygeal, nasopharyngeal  and nasotracheal suctioning
  • care of the permanent tracheostomy
  • pediatric medication preparation and administration
  • urinary catheterization
  • catheter irrigation and continuous bladder irrigation
  • neurological assessment
  • care of client with restraints
  • blood transfusion (theory)
  • documentation
Learning Activities

Students will learn clinical procedure skills through a variety of means including lecture, observation, audio-visual aids, demonstration, simulations and case studies. Students will have an opportunity to practice skills in a laboratory setting.

Means of Assessment

The course evaluation is consistent with Douglas College evaluation policy. An evaluation schedule is presented at the beginning of the course.

 

This is a graded course.

Learning Outcomes

In this course the student will use the Douglas College Department of Psychiatric Nursing Curricular threads (wellness – illness continuum, Professional values, Professional caring and health care delivery system) and domains (person, environment, health, psychiatric nursing) to integrate knowledge, skills and attributes related to clinical procedures when caring for the person experiencing an episodic health challenge.

Textbook Materials

A list of required and optional textbooks and materials is provided for students at the beginning of each semester.

Requisites

Course Guidelines

Course Guidelines for previous years are viewable by selecting the version desired. If you took this course and do not see a listing for the starting semester / year of the course, consider the previous version as the applicable version.

Course Transfers

These are for current course guidelines only. For a full list of archived courses please see https://www.bctransferguide.ca

Institution Transfer Details for PNUR 3430
There are no applicable transfer credits for this course.

Course Offerings

Fall 2022

CRN
Days
Dates
Start Date
End Date
Instructor
Status
CRN
34359
Thu
Start Date
-
End Date
Start Date
End Date
Instructor Last Name
Swiatecki-Hill
Instructor First Name
Michele
Course Status
Open
Section Notes

PNPNUR 3430 001 is restricted to BSPN students. Students will be assigned to a group by PNUR faculty.

Max
Enrolled
Remaining
Waitlist
Max Seats Count
40
Actual Seats Count
38
2
Actual Wait Count
0
Days
Building
Room
Time
Thu
Building
Coquitlam - Bldg. C
Room
C2020
Start Time
12:30
-
End Time
14:20
Thu
Building
Coquitlam - Bldg. C
Room
C2020
Start Time
14:30
-
End Time
16:20