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Health Careers Education
HL00089
Clinical IV Maternal/Newborn, Pediatric and Mental Health
88.00
The PN student will assist the patient and significant others during the normal expected stages of growth and development from conception throughout the life span the clinical environment. The PN student will provide patient care related to prevention and early detection of health problems.
Lara Skaggs
Program Manager
405 743 5106
lskag@okcareertech.org
Pediatric Nursing
Maternal/Newborn Nursing
Mental Health
The PN student will be expected to perform all the clinical objectives outlined in Clinical I, Basic Nursing and Clinical II and/or III along with the following objectives.



Maternal/Infant Nursing (OB)


Data Collection and Assessment

1. Demonstrate clinical skills for maternal and newborn patients.
2. Utilize patient's chart, electronic records, Kardex, and existing care plans.
3. Interpret objective and subjective data.
4. Contribute to ongoing patient assessment.
5. Recognize changes in patient status.

Planning

1. Incorporate patient data in contributing to the plan of care.
2. Modify nursing plan of care, according to the nursing process.
3. Prioritize patient care according to Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs, using critical thinking and creative problem solving techniques.

Implementation

1. Execute nursing interventions in an organized, timely, safe, and efficient manner.
2. Adapt nursing care in response to changes in patient condition and based on age-appropriateness.
3. Perform skills associated with maternal and newborn care.
4. Administer medications accurately and safely, utilizing the Six Rights of Medication Administration.
5. Provide accurate patient and family teaching within your current scope of practice.
6. Facilitate continuity of care in all documentation and communication.
7. Notify appropriate faculty or staff of significant data, including changes in patient condition or staffing.
8. Proactively manage hazards in the patient environment.

Evaluation

1. Report responses to nursing care.
2. Report any variances, incidents, or irregular occurrences.
3. Collaborate with members of the healthcare team to modify plan of care.

Professional Behavior and Accountability

1. Maintain safe, respectful, and confidential environment for patient, self, and others.
2. Delegate care appropriately.
3. Demonstrate professional responsibility and dependability by complying with facility and clinical policies.
4. Comply with professional standards in appearance, attitude, and behavior appropriate clinical settings.
5. Display good judgment, seeking appropriate guidance as needed.
6. Appropriately respond to direction and constructive feedback.
7. Demonstrate professional and ethical behavior, functioning within your current LPN/LVN student scope of practice.
8. Maintain effective communication and interpersonal relationships with patients, family, facility staff, faculty, and students.
9. Serve as a positive role model, encouraging teamwork and cooperation among health care team members.
10. Demonstrate resourcefulness, using initiative and displaying good critical thinking and problem-solving skills.
11. Demonstrate cultural competency in patient care related to patient's physical, psychosocial, cognitive, and moral needs.
12. Employ appropriate practices to manage stress and to encourage proper self-care.
13. Constructively use time to maximize care, update patient information, and identify further learning opportunities.
14. Effectively and efficiently manage limited resources and contain costs.
15. Actively participate in learning activities, including clinical and educational opportunities.


Pediatric Nursing

Data Collection and Assessment

1. Demonstrate clinical skills for pediatric patients.
2. Utilize patient's chart, electronic records, Kardex, and existing care plans.
3. Interpret accurate objective and subjective data collection
4. Contribute to ongoing patient assessment.
5. Recognize changes in patient status.

Planning

1. Incorporate patient data in contributing to the plan of care
2. Modify nursing plan of care, according to the nursing process.
3. Prioritize patient care according to Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs, using critical thinking and creative problem solving techniques.

Implementation

1. Execute nursing interventions in an organized, timely, safe, and efficient manner.
2. Adapt nursing care in response to changes in patient condition and based on age-appropriateness.
3. Perform skills associated with pediatric patient care.
4. Administer medications accurately and safely, utilizing the Six Rights of Medication Administration.
5. Provide accurate patient and family teaching within your current scope of practice.
6. Facilitate continuity of care in all documentation and communication.
7. Notify appropriate faculty or staff of significant data, including changes in patient condition or staffing.
8. Proactively manage hazards in the patient environment.

Evaluation

1. Report responses to nursing care.
2. Report any variances, incidents, or irregular occurrences.
3. Collaborate with members of the healthcare team to modify plan of care.

Professional Behavior and Accountability

1. Maintain safe, respectful, and confidential environment for patient, self, and others.
2. Delegate care appropriately.
3. Demonstrate professional responsibility and dependability by complying with facility and clinical policies.
4. Comply with professional standards in appearance, attitude, and behavior appropriate clinical settings.
5. Display good judgment, seeking appropriate guidance as needed.
6. Appropriately respond to direction and constructive feedback.
7. Demonstrate professional and ethical behavior, functioning within your current LPN/LVN student scope of practice.
8. Maintain effective communication and interpersonal relationships with patients, family, facility staff, faculty, and students.
9. Serve as a positive role model, encouraging teamwork and cooperation among health care team members.
10. Demonstrate resourcefulness, using initiative and displaying good critical thinking and problem-solving skills.
11. Demonstrate cultural competency in patient care related to patient's physical, psychosocial, cognitive, and moral needs.
12. Employ appropriate practices to manage stress and to encourage proper self-care.
13. Constructively use time to maximize care, update patient information, and identify further learning opportunities.
14. Effectively and efficiently manage limited resources and contain costs.
15. Actively participate in learning activities, including clinical and educational opportunities.

Mental Health

Data Collection and Assessment

1. Demonstrate clinical skills for mental health patients.
2. Utilize patient's chart, electronic records, Kardex,and existing care plans.
3. Interpret accurate objective and subjective data collection
4. Contribute to ongoing patient mental health assessment.
5. Recognize changes in patient mental health status.
6. Recognize signs and symptoms of acute and chronic mental illness.
7. Identify signs and symptoms of impaired cognition of patient.
8. Identify changes in patient mental status.
9. Monitor patient and family responses to interventions and treatment plan.
10. Monitor patient and family for signs and symptoms of abuse/neglect.
11. Identify patient risk factors for domestic,child, elder abuse/neglect, and sexual abuse.
12. Recognize patient and family risks for abuse/neglect.
13. Identify patient signs and symptoms of alcohol/drug dependency, withdrawal, and toxicity.
14. Monitor mental status of patient.
15. Identify patient and family in crisis.
16. Identify patient potential for self-injury.
17. Identify patient orientation to reality
18. Monitor changes in patient appearance, mood and psychomotor behavior.
19. Monitor patient and family responses to treatmentplan.
20. Monitor effectiveness of behavioral/therapeutic

Planning

1. Incorporate patient data in contributing to the plan of care
2. Modify nursing plan of care, according to the nursing process.
3. Prioritize patient care according to Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs, using critical thinking and creative problem solving techniques.
4. Assist family in planning care for patient with impaired cognition.
5. Assist in planning care for patient with acute or chronic mental illness.


Implementation

1. Execute nursing interventions in an organized, timely, safe, and efficient manner.
2. Adapt nursing care in response to changes in patient condition and based on age-appropriateness.
3. Perform skills associated with the mental health patient.
4. Promote a safe environment for the patient.
5. Reinforce patient and family teaching on substance abuse and coping strategies to help prevent future abusive situations.
6. Support victims/suspected victims of abuse and their families.
7. Document patient substance abuse.
8. Encourage patient and family to participate in support groups.
10. Encourage counseling for patient with drug/alcohol dependency.
11. Provide care to patient experiencing alcohol/drug withdrawal or toxicity.
12 Review patient and family reactions to chemical dependency diagnosis.
13. Assist in teaching patient and family about diagnosis and signs and symptoms of mental illness.
14. Recognize cultural issues that could impact patient and family understanding/acceptance of diagnosis.
15. Assist patient in developing and using strategies to decrease anxiety.
16. Assist patient with acute or chronic mental illness in self-care activities.
17. Develop and maintain therapeutic relationships with patient and family.
18. Encourage patient and family participation in group/family therapy.
19. Set limits on inappropriate patient behaviors.
20. Use crisis intervention techniques as appropriate for patient.
21. Use interventions to assist patient in controlling behavior.
22. Use therapeutic interventions to increase patient understanding of own behavior.
23. Orient patient to reality.
24. Participate in community meetings.
25. Participate in group therapy sessions for patient with psychosocial disorder.
26. Administer medications accurately and safely, utilizing the Six Rights of Medication Administration.
27. Provide accurate patient and family teaching within your current scope of practice.
28. Facilitate continuity of care in all documentation and communication.
29. Notify appropriate faculty or staff of significant data, including changes in patient condition or staffing.

Evaluation
1. Report any variances, incidents, or irregular occurrences.
2. Provide input into the patient's response to interventions, determining if patient needs have been met.
3. Provide input into the modifications made to nursing plan of care for effectiveness.
4. Provide input into the patient and family knowledge obtained from patient teaching sessions.
5. Monitor patient adherence to treatment plan.
6. Monitor patient alterations in mood, judgment, cognition and reasoning.
7. Monitor patient and family reactions to diagnosis.


Professional Behavior and Accountability

1. Maintain safe, respectful, and confidential environment for patient, self, and others.
2. Delegate care appropriately.
3. Demonstrate professional responsibility and dependability by complying with facility and clinical policies.
4. Comply with professional standards in appearance, attitude, and behavior appropriate clinical settings.
5. Display good judgment, seeking appropriate guidance as needed.
6. Appropriately respond to direction and constructive feedback.
7. Demonstrate professional and ethical behavior, functioning within your current LPN/LVN student scope of practice.
8. Maintain effective communication and interpersonal relationships with patients, family, facility staff, faculty, and students.
9. Serve as a positive role model, encouraging teamwork and cooperation among health care team members.
10. Demonstrate resourcefulness, using initiative and displaying good critical thinking and problem-solving skills.
11. Demonstrate cultural competency in patient care related to patient's physical, psychosocial, cognitive, and moral needs.
12. Employ appropriate practices to manage stress and to encourage proper self-care.
13. Constructively use time to maximize care, update patient information, and identify further learning opportunities.
14. Effectively and efficiently manage limited resources and contain costs.
15. Actively participate in learning activities, including clinical and educational opportunities.
16. Reinforce patient teaching on violence prevention.

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