Veronica Mcintosh

Clinical Assistant Professor

Nursing & Health Sciences / Adult

508-999-8931

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Modular Unit #5 006


Teaching

Courses

Experiential Learning: Designed to assist the beginning nursing student to conduct a holistic health assessment of adults that respects developmental differences across the lifespan. Using a variety of methods, students engage in caring behaviors and utilize interviewing concepts to conduct a holistic health history and perform a physical assessment to determine health status. The nursing skill laboratory and community settings are utilized.

Experiential Learning: Designed to assist the beginning nursing student to conduct a holistic health assessment of adults that respects developmental differences across the lifespan. Using a variety of methods, students engage in caring behaviors and utilize interviewing concepts to conduct a holistic health history and perform a physical assessment to determine health status. The nursing skill laboratory and community settings are utilized.

This course provides students with foundational knowledge essential to nursing care that maximizes health by guiding adults and older adults through the health care experience. Nursing care is guided by the use of assessment data to determine nursing diagnoses and interventions. Professional role development related to accountability, ethics, and therapeutic alliances is facilitated through discussion. The AACN (2008) Essentials of Baccalaureate Education for Professional Nursing Practice guided course development.

This course provides students with foundational knowledge essential to nursing care that maximizes health by guiding adults and older adults through the health care experience. Nursing care is guided by the use of assessment data to determine nursing diagnoses and interventions. Professional role development related to accountability, ethics, and therapeutic alliances is facilitated through discussion. The AACN (2008) Essentials of Baccalaureate Education for Professional Nursing Practice guided course development.

Examines nursing interventions in promoting health, guiding the health care experience and shaping the therapeutic environment for adults experiencing acute or chronic illness. Acute illness includes short-term, episodic illnesses and acute exacerbations of selected chronic health problems. Chronic illness is viewed as a significant life event within a person¿s biography that offers both challenges and opportunities to maximize health. Evidence-based standards of practice, consistent with the ANA (2010) Nursing: Scope and Standards of Practice for adults are integrated throughout the course.

Examines nursing interventions in promoting health, guiding the health care experience and shaping the therapeutic environment for adults experiencing acute or chronic illness. Acute illness includes short-term, episodic illnesses and acute exacerbations of selected chronic health problems. Chronic illness is viewed as a significant life event within a person¿s biography that offers both challenges and opportunities to maximize health. Evidence-based standards of practice, consistent with the ANA (2010) Nursing: Scope and Standards of Practice for adults are integrated throughout the course.

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