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Beginning Clinical Concepts (BCC)
BEG NURS BCC
CLASS CODE: NURS 100L CREDITS:  0
DIVISION: AGRICULTURAL AND LIFE SCIENCES
DEPARTMENT: NURSING
GENERAL EDUCATION: This course does not fulfill a General Education requirement.

DESCRIPTION: Required each Freshman semester. BCC experiences and evaluations are incorporated into Freshman clinical hours and provide additional clinical experiences. Activities focus on technical skills, nursing process, and patient care.
TAUGHT: Fall, Winter, and Summer 1st Block
CONTENT AND TOPICS:
GOALS AND OBJECTIVES: Course Specific Goals: The identified strands are derived from the Brigham Young University-Idaho Department of Nursing Philosophy, Program Goals and Conceptual Model, identified by the faculty and represented in italics. The threads are identified by faculty as significant concepts that will be included in all courses with difficulty progressing from simple to complex and are bolded. The threads, applied specifically in each course weave in and out of the strands providing consistency and strength to the overall curriculum.

Nurse Agency Stewardship, laws and opposites, caring relationships, professionalism, and knowledge incorporating critical thinking, the health continuum, environment, patient agency and the nursing process.

1. Identify purpose for skills such as IM injections, IV starts, patient hygiene, etc.

2. Explain theory and principles related to accurate and safe performance of skills such as IM injections, IV starts, patient hygiene, etc.

3. Demonstrate safe performance of skills such as IM injections, IV starts, patient hygiene, etc.
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EFFECTIVE DATE: August 2004