Focus is on the basic needs of clients and the use of the nursing process to promote wellness, prevent illness and manage responses to identified actual or potential health problems. Topics include those related to chronic illness, excretion (renal), immune response, metabolism (hepatic), movement and sensation (neurologic), oxygenation, and terminal illness. The core components of associate degree nursing practice (Professional Behaviors, Communication, Assessment, Clinical Decision Making, Therapeutic Nursing Interventions, Collaboration, Teaching and Learning, Managing Care) are expanded and integrated into clinical practice. One class hour, four conference hours, nine clinical hours.
Prerequisites: SOC 101, BIO 202 with a minimum grade of C, NUR 210, 211, 212 with a minimum grade of C; corequisites: 6 credits general electives, 2 credits Physical/Health Education, unless previously completed.
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Spring Semester 2014
Summer Session 2014