March 15th - April 19th
Week Eight: Sepsis and Septic Shock
Week Nine: Spring Break
Week Ten: Neurological, Code Stroke, Brain Injury
Week Eleven: Role as New Graduate Nurse
Week Twelve: GI/Hepatic Issues, Nutrition, Trauma Care
Week Thirteen: Exam 0915-1015
Module Three begins during Week Thirteen
This unit extends from Week 8 through 13, with Spring Break occurring during Week 9. The exam is on April 19th online.
At the end of this unit, students will be able to:
- Identify and describe critical care related care of the critical care patient with sepsis, and septic shock, including pathophysiology, presenting signs and symptoms, etiology and contributing factors, sequelae and progression, and goals of nursing management
- Compare and contrast patients with varied stages of sepsis and septic shock, during trauma care, gastrointestinal and hepatic issues, or with neurological disorders, considering the severity of the illness.
- Identify key nursing management strategies and hemodynamic monitoring for patients with sepsis and septic shock, during trauma care, gastrointestinal and hepatic issues, or with neurological disorders.
- Categorize appropriate nursing care planning (assessment, diagnosis, goals, interventions, evaluation) related to the patient with sepsis and septic shock, during trauma care, gastrointestinal and hepatic issues, or with neurological disorders.
- Explore the major nursing organizations, roles of non-nursing healthcare professionals, and their interrelated roles in collaboration with nursing.
- Analyze the scope of nursing practice and related competencies as articulated in ethical, legal, and professional documents (e.g. Scope and Standards of Nursing Practice, Nursing Codes of Ethics, Nurse Practice Acts, QSEN Competencies, NLN Competencies, and BSN Essentials).