Courses Catalogue

Nursing Skills Ii

COURSE CODE: BNS 2102
COURSE CREDIT UNIT: 4
ACADEMIC PROGRAMME: Nursing Sciences (Direct Entry), B.Sc
COLLEGE/SCHOOL/FACULTY: School of Nursing Sciences
STATUS: Core
PROGRAMME TYPE: Undergraduate

Course Description

                     

The course builds on Clinical Nursing Skills I and prepares students with advanced nursing skills. It covers meeting patients need for respirations, exercises, rest and sleep; caring for the unconscious, dying and dead patients ,importance and methods of record keeping; nursing care required during medication administration, infection prevention and control; wound care, pain management, operative and investigative procedures.

Course Aim

 The course aims to equip the student nurse with the nursing care skills and attitude required when providing nursing care to clients.

Course Learning outcomes 

Upon completion of the course, the student will:

  •  Describe the care required to meet patients need for respirations, exercises, rest, and sleep
  •   Discuss the importance and methods of record keeping in nursing practice.   Discuss the nursing care required during medication administration, infection prevention
  •   Explain how to care for patients in wound care, pain management and investigations.  
  •  Describe the care required for unconscious, dying and dead  patient