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Advanced Nursing
Advanced Nursing courses included theory, laboratory experiences, supervised clinical experiences and observational/enrichment opportunities.
The clinical courses offered in Advanced Nursing are:
  • Care of the Client Throughout the Lifespan Part 1
  • Care of the Client Throughout the Lifespan Part 2
Course #201 - Care of the Client Throughout the Lifespan Part 1
Enrollees who successfully complete Basic Nursing progress to this first Advanced Nursing course. In this didactic and clinical course, the enrollee will utilize the nursing process and Maslow's Theory to meet the needs of the maternal, pediatric, adult and geriatric clients with health deviations experiencing a variety of increasingly complex medical, surgical and/or behavioral disorders. Health promotion techniques are also incorporated. Clinical experiences take place in a variety of contracted facilities. Critical thinking and clinical decision-making skills are strengthened to enhance the enrollee's ability to meet client needs. Leadership, pharmacology, and intravenous therapy concepts are integrated throughout the course. The enrollee is expected to correlate the theory explored in the classroom with the safe deliver of care to the client, continuously building on previous didactic and clinical experiences.
 
Course #202 - Care of the Client Throughout the Lifespan Part 2
Enrollment in Care of the Client Throughout the Lifespan Part 2 is initiated after successful completion of Care of the Client Throughout the Lifespan Part 1. Care of the Client Throughout the Lifespan Part 2 is a didactic and clinical course in which enrollees are expected to demonstrate progressive development and refinement of the skills learned in Care of the Client Throughout the Lifespan Part 1. Successful completion of a medication administration experience and demonstration of entry-level leadership skills are required for successful completion of this course.
 
Successful completion of Care of the Client Throughout the Lifespan Part 1 is necessary for progression to Care of the Client Throughout the Lifespan Part 2. Successful completion of Care of the Client Throughout the Lifespan Part 2 fulfills the requirements for graduation.
 
Intravenous therapy and medication administration are integrated throughout Basic and Advanced Nursing. Graduates of the School of Nursing at Cuyahoga Valley Career Center are, after passing their NCLEX-PN examination, authorized by the Board to administer medications and to perform IV Therapy procedures within the LPN scope of practice.
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8001 Brecksville Rd
Brecksville, OH 44141
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