DOCUMENTATION FOR NURSES

  • Program: Practical Nursing
  • Course: Documentation for Nurses
  • Course #: NURS1270
  • Total Credits: 1

Course Description

This course will present charting steps, guidelines, and tips on improving documentation. Components for meeting professional and regulatory requirements will also be presented.

Course Evaluation

Refer to Course Syllabus for detailed information regarding the requirements and evaluation standards for this course. The Course Syllabus will be distributed the first week of the course.

Disability Services

Hennepin Technical College offers reasonable accommodations to qualified students with disabilities. If you have a documented disability that may require accommodations, contact the college’s Disability Services Director: Sara Laviolette at Brooklyn Park (763-488-2477) or Jean Kreutter at Eden Prairie (952-995-1544).

Course Goals

The following goals will be addressed in the course:
Identify legal aspects of documentation
Identify professional and regulatory requirements
Practice methods of documentation
Define items that must be documented
Identify trend of computerized documentation

Credit Details
  • Lecture: 1
  • MnTC Goal: 0
Course Details
  • Prerequisites:  NURS1161 or current RN or LPN license
  • Campus: Brooklyn Park/Eden Prairie

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