NU-3181 : Nursing Care of Adults 1

Junior level theory/clinical course examining the professional nursing care of adults experiencing acute and chronic health alterations specific to the cardiovascular, respiratory, neurologic, and pulmonary systems. Emphasis is placed on the use of the nursing process to identify physiologic, psychosocial, educational, and cultural needs of this population and the development of nursing interventions to support adaptation. Additional foci include the three levels of prevention, the identification of health policies that relate to each unit of study, and the application of nursing research. The clinical practice component of this course occurs in a variety of care environments. 4 credits (3 theory, 1 clinical) WITH NU 3191/3192 FULFILLS SKILLS INTEGRATION REQUIREMENT. PREREQUISITES: COMPLETION OF ALL SOPHOMORE-LEVEL SUPPORT AND NURSING COURSES.