Clinical Practice A GUIDE TO WHAT YOU SHOULD EXPECT YOUR FIRST SEMESTER OF NURSING PRACTICE AS A NURSING STUDENT AT THEUNIVERSITY OF MIAMI SCHOOL OF NURSING AND HEALTH STUDIES
Stepping into Practice1) Learning the Fundamentals of Nursing2) Learning the Basics of Health Assessment3) Practicing the Fundamentals of Nursing in the Lab4) Practicing Health Assessment in the Lab5) Performing the Fundamentals of Nursing in a Clinical Setting6) Performing Health Assessment in a Clinical Setting
In Nur 304, AdultHealth Nursing I,you will learn thefundamentalprinciples ofnursing and ofcaring for patients.This learning willtake place in ourstate-of-the-artclassrooms. Learning the Fundamental of Nursing
In Nur 304, AdultHealth Nursing I,you will practice thefundamentalprinciples ofnursing and ofcaring for patients.This practice willtake place in one ofour state-of-the-artskills labs Practicing the Fundamentals of Nursing
In Nur 304, AdultHealth Nursing I,clinical practicumyou will performthe fundamentalprinciples ofnursing and ofcaring for patients.This performancewill take place inone of the manyhealth providerinstitutions inMiami-DadeCounty, such as ahospital or Performing the Fundamentals ofextended care Nursingfacility.
Examples of Health Care Settings University of Miami Hospital Jackson Memorial Medical Center Miami Veteran’s Administration Medical Center Miami Children’s Hospital Miami Jewish Home for the Aged Doctor’s Hospital
You will purchase atote bag prior to yourbeginning yourclasses.This totebag containsall the tools your willneed to perform thepractice of nursingexcept for a penlight.Please purchase apenlight on your ownand bring it with youto class and clinical. A Nurse’s Toolbox
Contents of Your Totebag Custom Tote (hunter green) 14 French Suction Catheter (TriFlo) with pair of latex free gloves 2 packs of 8 (4x4) Sterile Gauze Pads 1 ABD Gauze Pad (5x9) Alcohol Prep Pads Medium (10 pads) Nitrile Powder Free/Latex Free Sterile Gloves (size 7.5) Bacteriostatic Sodium Chloride 30 mL Vial Paper tape (1x10
Contents of Totebag Sterile Dressing Change Tray with instruments and abd pad Normal Saline Irrigation Solution (500 mL) Primary IV tubing Administration Set (73 inches) Soap suds enema bag set Tracheostomy Care Trays Irrigation Tray (60mL) Bulb Syringe 3 cc syringe (22 gauge, 1.5 inch needle) TB syringe 1 cc (25 gauge) 3 cc syringe (25 gauge)
Contents of Totebag Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Latex Free Foley Tray (14 french) Stethoscope (hunter green) Blood Pressure Cuff with sphygmomanometer IV start Kit (1 package) 2 IV catheters (20 gauge) Secondary Administration Kit (1 set) Demo Dose Pad (for IM, SQ and intradermal injections)
You will also needthe proper attireto carry out yourwork.Here is a photo ofthe “scrubs” thatwill identify youas a University ofMiami. You maypurchase themat a reducedrate through theOffice of StudentServices orpurchase them atthe UM Bookstore University of Miami School of Nursing ScrubsCane Nurse
You are nowready to enterthe skills labat the UMSchool ofNursing andHealthStudies.Welcome! Skills Laboratory
Finally,accompanied byone of our manyexpert clinicalfaculty you will gowith approximately9 other of yournursing studentclassmates to ahospital where youwill commenceyour practice as anurse.
Welcome to UM School of Nursing and Health StudiesWe are happy to have you as a student and stand readyto help you step into your new career as a BSNRegistered Nurse.Please feel free to ask for any help you may need inmaking this exciting transition into the field ofProfessional NursingThe Faculty