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2023-2024 WWCC College Catalog 
2023-2024 WWCC College Catalog

AHSE 191 - Success Strategies for Healthcare

Credits: 1
LEC hours per week: 1
Using Nursing as an exemplar, this course is designed to empower students to actively prepare for success in a healthcare education program. The emphasis of the course will be on the application of critical thinking strategies, the Nursing Process, and test-taking techniques. The course includes an overview of learning and motivation theories and of priority setting frameworks. Each student will create a study plan that fits their learning style. Formerly: HO 191.
Course Outcomes:
  • Evaluate personal learning styles and study techniques.
  • Develop an individual learning/study plan based on personal strengths and weaknesses.
  • Select nursing computer applications that enhance a learning/study plan.
  • Analyze various nursing scenarios using critical thinking strategies.
  • Prioritize nursing process steps for various clinical scenarios.
Course Topics:
  1. Learning styles
  2. Study techniques
  3. Critical thinking
  4. Test anxiety
  5. Application of the Nursing Process
  6. Development of the nursing plan of care
  7. NCLEX questions related to the nursing process
  8. Test taking techniques
  9. Prioritizing NCLEX-style questions: ABC’s, Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs, Nursing Process