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Acute Care Readiness

Ended Sep 7, 2020

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Course Description

This course will prepare licensed registered nurses working in either non-clinical, ambulatory, or post-acute settings to return to clinical practice in acute care settings safely. Topics in this course will include a brief overview of pharmacology, medication administration, dosage calculation, clinical skills, and infection prevention focusing on safe provision of care for the adult population in acute care. Specialty care is excluded.

Learning Outcomes

By the end of this course you will:

  • CO1: Illustrate understanding of key clinical skills and procedures to provide holistic care for the adult population in the acute care setting.
  • CO2: Employ evidenced-based procedures for safe medication administration, dosage calculation, and intravenous therapy for the adult population in the acute care setting.
  • CO3: Distinguish the appropriate infection control procedures and protocols to be utilized for the early identification, containment, and care of patients with symptoms associated with infectious disease in acute care settings.