NURS 102Y Nursing Care of the Adult Client II Skills Lab • 1 Cr.


A variety of acute care nursing skills provide baseline competency prior to entry into acute care clinical facilities. Students learn hands-on nursing skills and have the opportunity to practice and perform demonstrations and simulation. Prerequisite: NURS 101X, NURS 101Y, and NURS 101Z.


After completing this class, students should be able to:

  • Describe the care and maintenance of patients with Thoracic drains
  • Demonstrate sterile technique in the cleaning and management of a patient with a tracheostomy.
  • Discuss the management of patients who are receiving blood products
  • Demonstrate the technique for IV insertion and IV therapy
  • Demonstrate the management of patient care in a simulated scenario using a high fidelity simulation mannequin (Sim Man)
  • Critique peer simulation experiences in regard to the standards of nursing care