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           WALLA WALLA COMMUNITY COLLEGE
                  NURSING EDUCATION




                           SUMMER QUARTER
                                2004

                              Practical Nursing
                                 NURS 103

                           Advanced Placement
                               NURS 104


Every effort is made to insure accuracy in the syllabus at the time of printing. However, Walla
Walla Community College Nursing Education Program reserves the right to change any provision
or requirement, which is necessitated by, circumstances arising during the course. All changes
shall be provided in writing.




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                                                 COURSE OUTLINE


Course Identifier:           NURS 103

Title:                       Practical Nursing

Credits:                     5

Catalog Description:         The focus of this course is on preparation to complete the NCLEX-PN and enter
                             practice as a PN.

Prerequisites:               NURS 102/112

Corequisite:                 NURS 113

Class Hours per Week: 7

Teaching Format:             Lecture/Discussion
                             Critical Thinking Activities
                             Role Playing/Simulations
                             Small Group Activities
                             Videos
                             Computer Based Learning Activities

Locations:                   Walla Walla Campus – Room 404
                             Clarkston Campus – 144

Course Competencies:

Critical Thinking

1.         Demonstrate critical thinking in the use of the nursing process for clients from all age groups
           experiencing normal life processes or common/chronic illnesses

2.         Manages care for clients in stable and predictable situations
            delegates appropriately to other care providers

Caring

3.         Performs technical procedures in a safe and effective manner
            performs technical procedures in a safe and effective manner
            administers medications safely, including evaluating the need for and the response to
               prescribed medications

4.         Uses communication/interpersonal skills to meet client needs
            treats others with dignity and demonstrates respect for their perspective and experience
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Professional Behaviors

5.      Practices with ethical, legal, regulatory guidelines
         maintains confidentiality of information
         follows agency/school policies and procedures
         demonstrates accountability and responsibility for care given or delegated to others
         participates in the role of client advocate
         participates in life long learning
         seeks assistance when client needs exceed the graduate’s abilities/experiences
         engages in activities to promote the profession of nursing


Course Topics: Care of the client with
                                  Blood and Immune
                                  GI Accessory
                                  Endocrinology
                                  Neurology
                                  Nephro-Urinary System
                                  Mental Health/Psych
                                  Cancer
                                  Emergency
                                  Pediatrics
                                  Management
                                  Oncology

Evaluation Devices:      Written Assignments
                         Quizzes
                         In-Class Activities
                         Multiple Choice Tests




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                                               COURSE OUTLINE


Course Identifier:           NURS 104

Title:                       Advanced Placement

Credits:                     5

Catalog Description:         The focus of this course is on preparation to complete the NCLEX-PN and enter
                             practice as a PN.

Prerequisites:               Practical Nurse License

Corequisite:                 NURS 114

Class Hours per Week: 7

Teaching Format:             Lecture/Discussion
                             Critical Thinking Activities
                             Role Playing/Simulations
                             Small Group Activities
                             Videos
                             Computer Based Learning Activities

Locations:                   Walla Walla Campus – Room 404
                             Clarkston Campus – 144

Course Competencies:

Critical Thinking

6.         Demonstrate critical thinking in the use of the nursing process for clients from all age groups
           experiencing normal life processes or common/chronic illnesses

7.         Manages care for clients in stable and predictable situations
            delegates appropriately to other care providers

Caring

8.         Performs technical procedures in a safe and effective manner
            performs technical procedures in a safe and effective manner
            administers medications safely, including evaluating the need for and the response to
               prescribed medications

9.         Uses communication/interpersonal skills to meet client needs
            treats others with dignity and demonstrates respect for their perspective and experience




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Professional Behaviors

10.     Practices with ethical, legal, regulatory guidelines
         maintains confidentiality of information
         follows agency/school policies and procedures
         demonstrates accountability and responsibility for care given or delegated to others
         participates in the role of client advocate
         participates in life long learning
         seeks assistance when client needs exceed the graduate’s abilities/experiences
         engages in activities to promote the profession of nursing


Course Topics: Care of the client with
                                  Blood and Immune
                                  GI Accessory
                                  Endocrinology
                                  Neurology
                                  Nephro-Urinary System
                                  Mental Health/Psych
                                  Cancer
                                  Emergency
                                  Pediatrics
                                  Management
                                  Oncology

Evaluation Devices:      Written Assignments
                         Quizzes
                         In-Class Activities
                         Multiple Choice Tests
                         Computerized Testing




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                                        GRADING CRITERIA


Quizzes/assignments (14 @ 5 points each)                                                 70 points
?ATI Predictor                                                                           20 points
Tests (3)                                                                               300 points
Totals                                                                                  390 points

Students must achieve a minimum of 75% on tests and quizzes before points on other activities will be
added to the total score.


ATI PN Comprehensive Predictor:                Students must complete the PN Comprehensive Predictor as a
means of identifying areas of need for further study prior to completing the NCLEX-PN. No minimum
score is required. The results of the testing will be reviewed with the student at their ICS conference.

The faculty recommends students consider completing the non-proctored PN Medical - Surgical Nursing
test prior to completing the Comprehensive Predictor. Instructions for completing the non-proctored
Medical - Surgical Test will be provided during the first week of the quarter.


                                           Required Textbook


Silvestri, L. (2003) Saunders Comprehensive Review for NCLEX-PN, 2nd ed. (hereafter referred to as
Silvestri)




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                                     FACULTY CONTACT LIST

Note: Students are encouraged to contact the faculty member responsible for the content area or clinical
experience when they have questions.

                                            WALLA WALLA

                            Instructor                          Contact Phone
                         Carolyn Dinkmeier            office: 527-4248
                       Summer lead instructor         cell: 301-1678
                                                      pager:
                          Carol McFadyen              office: 527-4327
                                                      pager: 522-7194
                           Laurie Parson              home:
                                                      pager:
                           Cindy Braunel
                           Patty McBride


                                                   Clarkston


                           Barb Hays                  home: 798-5649
                       Summer lead instructor         office: 758-1717
                                                      pager: 799-7598
                           Debbie Lemon               office: 758-1704
                                                      pager:




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                                        BLOOD & IMMUNE

Points: Quiz/Activity          05
        Test                   25
        Total                  30

 DATE              TOPIC                           OBJECTIVES                     ASSIGNMENT/COMMEN
                                                                                  TS
            Nursing Care of         Compare and contrast various types of         Vocabulary Quiz
WW          Clients with:           anemia. Include:
                                     Symptomatology                              Come prepared for discussion
           Blood Dyscrasias          Nursing management
Clk                                  Teaching                                    Learning Packet

                                    Discuss nursing management of an individual   Silvestri ch 35
                                    with sickling disease (include teaching)
                                                                                           394-398
                                    Discuss nursing management of a client with            909-913
                                    hemophilia (include teaching)                          920-922

                                    Convey an understanding of the significance
                                    of lab values that relate to hemostasis and
           Diagnostics              anticoagulation therapy.
                                     Activated Partial Thromboplastin Time
                                         (aPTT)
                                     Prothrombin Time/International
                                         Normalized Ratio (PT/INR)
                                     Platelet count

                                    Explain the significance of the following
                                    components of a complete blood count (CBC):
                                     red blood count (RBC)
                                     hemoglobin (Hgb)
                                     hematocrit (Hct)
                                     white blood count (WBC)
                                     WBC differential

                                    Compare and contrast active and passive
                                    immunity
           Immunologic Disorders
                                    Review structure/function of lymphatic
                                    system and state functions of:
                                     Lymphatic vessels
                                     Lymph nodes
                                     Tonsils
                                     Thymus gland
                                     Spleen

                                    Differentiate between T lymphocytes and B
                                    lymphocytes and their function in the body

                                    Discuss conditions of immunodeficiency and
                                    related nursing management

                                       Type I – atopic reactions


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                                     Type II – cytoxic reactions

                                  Review basic nursing interventions related to
                                  hypersensitivity immune reactions:

                                  Review basic nursing interventions related to
                                  hypersensitivity immune reactions:

                                     Type III – immune complex reactions
                                     Type IV – cell-mediated hypersensitivity



VOCABULARY LIST – BLOOD & IMMUNE

sickle cell anemia                               polycythemia

pernicious anemia                                immunogen (antigen)

hemolytic anemia                                 agranulocytosis

aplastic anemia                                  T lymphocytes

leukocyte (osis), (penia)                        B lymphocytes

lymphocyte                                       hemophilia

thrombocyte (osis), (penia)                      hemarthrosis

immunodeficiency




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                                                  EMERGENCY

Points: Quiz/Activity                    05
        Test                             25
        Total                            30

      DATE               TOPIC                       OBJECTIVES                         ASSIGNMENT/COMMENTS

WW                  Care of the Client    Describe potential/anticipated injury      Vocabulary Quiz
                    Requiring an          based on reported mechanism of
                    Emergency Room        injury                                     Come prepared for discussion
Clk                 Admission.

                    Common
                    emergencies           Identify assessment and interventions
                                          related to common emergencies:             Learning Packet
                                                Poisoning
                                                Burns                               Silvestri p 365 (peds)
                                                Head injuries                       Silvestri p 382 (peds)
                                                Musculo-skeletal injuries
                                                                                     Silvestri p. 433-437
                                          Discuss the effect of head and /or
                                          spinal injury on the following             Silvestri p 455 (enzymes) & (burn
                                          systems:                                   products)
                                           Respiratory
                                           Cardiovascular
                                           Gastrointestinal
                                           Genitourinary
                                           Integumentary
                                           Psychosocial

                                          Compare and contrast types of shock
                                          considering assessment and nursing
                                          interventions for each


VOCABULARY LIST – EMERGENCY
triage                                                     autonomic dysreflexia

autograft                                                  spinal shock

xenograft (heterograft)                                    diaphragmatic breathing

homograft (allograft)                                      spontaneous pneumothorax

mediastinal shift                                          tension pneumothorax

level of consciousness (LOC)                               contusion

Glasgow coma scale                                         concussion

cariogenic                                                 hypovolemic

vasogenic




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                                           ENDOCRINOLOGY

Points: Quiz/Activity               05
        Test                        25
        Total                       30

  DATE              TOPIC                         OBJECTIVES                     ASSIGNMENT/COMMENTS
WW             Nursing Care of       Briefly review the A&P of the endocrine    Vocabulary Quiz
               Client with           system.
               Endocrine                                                        Come prepared for discussion
Clk            Disorders             Name the hormones and list the functions
                                     of the following endocrine glands:         Learning Packet
                                      Posterior pituitary
                                      Anterior pituitary                       Silvestri chapters
                                      Thyroid                                     8 (pp 60 – 65)
                                      Parathyroid                                 10 (p 85+)
                                      Adrenal medulla                             42 (pp 515 –523)
                                      Adrenal cortex                              43 (pp 541 – 544)

                Diagnostic tests,    Discuss clinical manifestations ,
                nursing care         diagnostic tests and nursing care of
                                     clients with of hypo and hyper secretion
                                     of the endocrine glands

                                     State action, adverse reaction and
                                     appropriate nursing actions for clients
                                     receiving the following drugs:
                                      Pitressin (vasopressin)
                                      Thyroid (Synthroid)
                                      Propthiourazil (PTU)
                                      SSKI (saturated solution of
                                          potassium iodine
                                      Lugol’s solution
                                      Tapazole
                                      Cortisone, Decadron, Prednisone
               F&E imbalances         Aldosterone
               related to
               endocrine             Describe the significance of common
               disorders             electrolyte imbalances.
                                      Sodium
                                      Potassium
                                      Chloride
                                      CO2
                                      Calcium

                                     Identify indicators of positive and
                                     negative fluid balance.




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VOCABULARY LIST – ENDOCRINOLOGY

acromegaly                                      Addison’s disease

antidiuretic hormone (ADH)                      cretinism

Cushing’s syndrome                              diabetes insipidus

Euthroid                                        exophthalmia

giantism                                        grave’s disease

hirsutism                                       hormone

myxedema                                        pheochromocytoma

thyroid crisis/storm                            vasopressin

primary aldosteronism                           parathormone




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                                         GI ACCESSORY


Points: Quiz/Activity          05
        Test                   25
        Total                  30

 DATE             TOPIC                            OBJECTIVES                       ASSIGNMENT/COMMEN
                                                                                            TS

WW         A & P of GI              Discuss A & P of the GI accessory organs        Vocabulary Quiz
           Accessory Organs
                                                                                    Come prepared for discussion
Clk
           Diagnostics              Interpret the relevance of various diagnostic   Learning Packet
                                    tests related to function &/or dysfunction of
                                    each GI accessory organ.                        Silvestri ch 10 as applicable

                                       Serum bilirubin                             Silvestri p364
                                       Urine or fecal urobilinogen
                                       Serum albumin                               Silvestri p 561-562, 569-575,
                                       Alkaline phosphatase (ALP)                  597-598
                                       PT
                                       Platelets
                                       Alanine Aminotransferase (ALT)
                                       Amylase

                                    Describe common clinical manifestations
           Cholecystitis
                                    associated with GI accessory dysfunction.
           Pancreatitis
           Hepatitis
                                    Discuss appropriate pharmacologic and
           Cirrhosis
                                    dietary needs for a client with GI accessory
                                    dysfunction

                                    Discuss changes in drug therapy related to
                                    liver dysfunction




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VOCABULARY LIST – G I ACCESSORY

asterixis                                       cirrhosis

ascites                                         portal hypertension

gynecomastia                                    bilirubin

jaundice                                        esophageal varices
abdominal paracentesis                          encephalopathy

hepatitis (A-E)                                 pancreatitis

cholelithiasis                                  cholecystitis

lithotripsy




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                                           MANAGEMENT

Points: Quiz/Activity           05
        Test                    25
        Total                   30

 DATE              TOPIC                            OBJECTIVES                    ASSIGNMENT/COMMEN
                                                                                          TS

WW          Management & Role        Review LPN role in health care in clinics,   Vocabulary Quiz
            of the LPN               acute and extended care.
                                                                                  Come prepared for discussion
                                     Discuss the concepts of leadership and
Clk                                  management
                                      Identify the role of the LPN related to
                                         management skills and as a member of     Learning Packet
                                         the health care team
                                                                                  Silvestri chpt. 6 & 7
                                     Discuss the concept of Case Management

                                     Discuss the regulation of Nursing Practice
                                      Standards of care
                                      Policies
                                      Legal risk and safeguards
                                              Incident reports
                                              Physician orders
                                              Documentation
                                              Teaching
                                      Reporting responsibilities

                                     Discuss the concepts of:
                                      Delegation
                                      Accountability
                                      Responsibility
                                      Conflict management and problem
                                         resolution

                                     Discuss the concepts of organization:
                                      Priority setting
                                      Time management
                                      Shift report




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VOCABULARY LIST – MANAGEMENT

accountability                                  leadership

advocacy                                        malpractice

advanced directive                              negligence

case management                                 nurse practice act

critical pathways                               patient’s bill of rights

delegation                                      prioritizing

ethics                                          responsibility

informed consent                                variance




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                                         MENTAL HEALTH/PSYCH

Points: Quiz/Activity               05
        Test                        25
        Total                       30

 DATE               TOPIC                              OBJECTIVES                     ASSIGNMENT/COMMENT
                                                                                               S

 WW         Introduction to                                                           Vocabulary Quiz
            psychiatric disorders        Briefly review commonly used defense
                                         mechanisms                                   Come prepared for discussion
   Clk      Defense Mechanisms
                                         Briefly review communication techniques      Learning Packet
                                         and blocks
             Communication                                                            Silvestri pp 929 992
                                         Compare/contrast the clinical
                                         manifestations treatments, and nursing
                                         interventions of the following psychiatric
            Mental health disorders      disorders:
                                         :
                                         A. Thought disorders-- Schizophrenia
                                                                                      Silvestri pp 946
                                         B. Affective disorders
                                             Depression
                                             Bipolar Disorder                        Silvestri pp. 941-944
                                             Suicidal client                         Silvestri pp. 961-964

                                         C. Personality disorders (borderline)
                                         D. Eating disorders
                                              Anorexia
                                              Bulimia                                Silvestri pp. 961, 967-968, 988-
                                         E. Withdrawal related to chemical            990
                                         dependency/substance abuse
                                              Alcohol
                                              Stimulants
                                         Discuss commonly prescribed psycho
            Medications                                                               Silvestri pp. 965-967
                                         trophic medications. Identify related
                                         nursing implications
                                                                                      Silvestri pp. 978-979
                                         A. Antidepressants
                                          Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors
                                          Tricyclic Antidepressants
                                          MAO Inhibitors                             Silvestri pp. 979-982
                                          Atypical Antidepressants

                                         B. Mood stabilizers
                                         Lithium carbonate
                                                                                      Silvestri pp. 997-1001
                                         C. Antipsychotics




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VOCABULARY LIST – MENTAL HEALTH/PSYCH

affect                                          bipolar

denial                                          schizophrenia

paranoia                                        mania

delusions                                       autistic

hallucination                                   psychosis

dysthymia                                       dependency

anorexia nervosa                                bulimia

depression                                      projection

crisis                                          illusions

anhedonia                                       addiction




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                                        NEPHRO-URINARY SYSTEM

Points: Quiz/Activity              05
        Test                       25
        Total                      30

      DATE          TOPIC                         OBJECTIVES                       ASSIGNMENT/COMMENTS
                A& P of Nephro-     Review briefly nephro-urinary A & P as it
WW              Urinary System      relates to normal renal function and urine   Vocabulary Quiz
                Diagnostic Tests    formation.
                                                                                 Come prepared for discussion
Clk                                 Discuss the preparation of patients and
                                    nursing care related to various diagnostic
                                    tests related to function and/or
                                    dysfunction of the nephro-urinary system.    Learning Packet
                                          Various UAA samples
                                          BUN/Creatinine
               Incontinence               IVP
                                          Cystoscopy

                                    Review incontinence and apply the            Silvestri ch 50
                                    nursing process in planning interventions
                                    and evaluating response to treatment.
               Infective                                                         Silvestri pp. 372-375
               Disorders            Identify factors contributing to urinary
                                    tract infection. Discuss pharmacologic
                                    options to include teaching.

                                    Use the nursing process to develop a plan    Silvestri pp. 713-736
                                    of care for a client with:
                                     Pyelonephritis/glomerulonephritis
                                     Nephrosis/nephrotic syndrome
                                     UTI
               Obstructive
               Disorders
                                    Discuss urolithiasis (clinical
                                    manifestations, nursing care and
                                    prevention)
                Renal Failure
                                    Compare and contrast the two types of
                                    renal failure. Consider pathophysiology,
                                    nursing interventions, & client teaching.

                                    Compare and contrast types of dialysis, to
                Dialysis
                                    include potential complications, and
                                    pharmacologic implications.
               Transplantation
                                    Discuss issues and the impact of long-
                                    term immunotherapy and nursing
                                    interventions for transplant clients.




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VOCABULARY LIST – NEPHRO-URINARY SYSTEM

azotemia                cystitis                chronic renal failure

creatinine clearance    uremia                  nocturia

cystoscopy              anuria                  erythropoietin

nephritis               enuresis                nephrosis

hemodialysis            pyuria                  ileal conduit

nephrolithiasis         peritoneal dialysis     nephrotic syndrome

ligruria                pyelonephritis




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                                            NEUROLOGY


Points: Quiz/Activity              5
        Test                      25
        Total                     30

 DATE             TOPIC                           OBJECTIVES                         ASSIGNMENT/COMMEN
                                                                                                TS
            A&P of Neurological    Briefly review neurological A&P as it relates     Come Prepared for
WW          system                 to normal neurological functions                  Discussion

            Diagnostic tests       Discuss the preparation of clients and            Learning Packet
                                   nursing care related to various diagnostic
Clk                                tests related to function or dysfunction of the   Silvestri chpt. 54 & 55
                                   neurological system.
                                         MRI, CT scan                               Anticipate Quiz
                                         Myelogram
                                         Lumbar puncture
                                         Angiography
                                         EEG
            Assessment
                                   Describe neurological assessment skills in
                                   relation to common neurologic dysjunctions.
            Nursing Care of the    Describe common clinical manifestations of
            Client with a          neurologic dysfunction/disorders for a client
            Neurologic             with Parkinson’s disease, a seizure disorder,
            Dysfunction            and Multiple Sclerosis.
                Parkinson’s
                Seizures          Compare and contrast current treatment and
                Multiple          nursing care of clients with Parkinson’s
                    Sclerosis      disease, a seizure disorder, and Multiple
                CVA               Sclerosis.

                                   Apply the nursing process to a client with
                                   Parkinson’s disease, seizure disorder, and
                                   MS.

                                   Describe the common clinical manifestations
                                   and treatment for a client with a CVA.

                                   Discuss nursing care and relate the nursing
                                   process for a client during a CVA:
                                        Acute phase
                                        Rehabilitation phase

           Pharmacology            Classify the following medications as
                                        skeletal muscle relaxants
                                        anti-convulsants,
                                        anti-cholinergic
                                        anti-Parkinson’s.
                                        Cogentin (benztropine)
                                        L-Dopa (levodopa)
                                        Dilantin (phenytoin)



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                                       Robaxin (methocarbamol)
                                       Sinemet (carbidopa/levodopa)
                                       Artane
                                       Valium (diazepam)
                                       Phenobarbital
                                       Tegretol (carbamazepine)
                                 State actions and side effects, effect on
                                 clients level of consciousness and
                                 appropriate nursing interventions for each



VOCABULARY LIST - NEUROLOGY

aphasia                                          nystagmus

ataxia                                           plegia

agnosia                                          paresthesia

apraxia                                          papilledema

comatose                                         paresis

convulsion                                       proprioception

dyskinesia                                       posturing

neuritis                                         rigidity

nuchal rigidity                                  status epilepticus

neuralgia




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                                              ONCOLOGY

Points: Quiz/Activity            05
        Test                     25
        Total                    30

 DATE              TOPIC                              OBJECTIVES                         ASSIGNMENT/COMMEN
                                                                                         TS

WW         Nursing Care of Clients    Discuss the client’s initial response to their
           with Various Cancers       diagnosis of cancer. Discuss alternative           Vocabulary Quiz
                                      treatment modalities.
Clk                                                                                      Come prepared for discussion
                                      Describe the difference between benign &
                                      malignant                                          Learning Packet

                                      Discuss melanoma, multiple myeloma                 Silvestri Ch 35 (last part pp
                                                                                         398-402),ch 40 & ch 41
                                      Explain what is meant by “staging”

                                      Discuss the major treatment modalities for
                                      cancer.

                                      Explain why anticancer drugs cause alopecia
                                      and stomatitis and describe nursing
                                      interventions for each.

                                      Discuss special nutritional needs of cancer
                                      clients

                                      Discuss learning needs of a client prior to:
                                       Bone marrow biopsy
                                       Needle biopsy

                                      State risk factors for CA of the breast, cervix,
                                      colon, lung and pancreas.

                                      List nursing actions to prevent infection,
                                      reduce bleeding and promote comfort in a
                                      client with cancer

                                      Compare the 2 major categories of leukemia,
                                      identify type most common in children and
                                      young adults. Include clinical findings, usual
                                      treatment and nursing considerations

                                      State the early warning signals of CA as stated
                                      by the American Cancer Society.

                                      Compare the care and treatment of common
                                      types of cancer.




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VOCABULARY LIST - ONCOLOGY
benign                                          chemotherapy

leukopenia                                      multiple myeloma

Hodgkin’s disease                               oncology

papilloma                                       7 danger signs of cancer (CAUTION)

biopsy                                          lymphoma

melanoma                                        necrosis

palliative                                      sarcoma

myoma                                           adenocarcinoma

cachexia                                        leukemia

malignant                                       metastasis

neoplasm                                        neutropenia

stomatitis




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                                               PEDIATRICS

Points:        Quiz/activities            05
               Test                       25
               Total                      30

 DATE              TOPIC                             OBJECTIVES                        ASSIGNMENT/COMMEN
                                                                                               TS

WW         Nursing Care for a        Review growth & development, assessment           Vocabulary Quiz
           Pediatric Client          and safety considerations for each age group
                                                                                       Learning packet
Clk                                  Discuss care of the child in the clinic setting
                                                                                       Come prepared for discussion
                                     Independently review the administration of
                                     medications to children

                                     Describe the most common illnesses and            Silvestri pp. 313- 321
                                     causes of injuries in each childhood age group
           Common illnesses          and the required teaching for parents and         Silvestri pp. 365-366 (poisons)
                                     children.                                         and pp 397 – 398 (iron
                                                                                       deficiency), 381-382
                                     Describe the length of incubation, method of      pediculosis, scabies, ringworm
           Communicable              transfer, symptoms, nursing care and possible
           Diseases                  sequela of common communicable diseases
                                                                                       Silvestri p. 408 -41
                                     Identify the recommended childhood                Silvestri p 410 /box 36-1
                                     immunizations schedule and teaching required
           Immunizations             for aftercare                                     Silvestri chpt 37

                                     Describe the characteristics of abused children   Silvestri pp. 381 –382
                                     and abusive caregivers
           Abuse                                                                       p. 328




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VOCABULARY LIST – PEDIATRICS

coryza                                          failure to thrive

otitis media                                    bronchiolitis

gastroenteritis                                 pinworm (ascariasis)

tinea pedis                                     prodromal stage

opisthotonos                                    carrier

Koplik spots                                    pediculosis

pyloric stenosis                                impetigo

aganglionic megacolon                           tracheoesophageal fistula

celiac disease                                  amblyopia

muscular dystrophy                              scoliosis

strabismus




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