Jan 27, 2023
NUR 240 - Complex Health Concepts for Nursing Practice
3 Lecture Hours 3 Lab Hours 160 Clinical Hours
Prerequisites: NUR 210 , NUR 220 , NUR 230
Co-requisites: Take 3 credits Humanities (if not previously completed sucessfully)
This course focuses on caring for adults with complex, acute and chronic health problems through didactic instruction, simulated laboratory and clinical experiences. This course requires a per credit health career fee; check the tuition and fee schedule for the current rate.
Upon successful completion of the course, the student will:
- Analyze clinical judgment in the nursing care of patients with acute and chronic health alterations.
- Create a caring environment that respects the culture of patients with acute and chronic health alterations.
- Integrate therapeutic communication techniques with patients, families and interdisciplinary team members.
- Integrate healthcare teaching in the delivery of nursing care for patients with acute and chronic health alterations.
- Analyze the use of evidence-based practice and ethical behavior in providing care for patients with acute and chronic health alterations.
- Critical care skills including laboratory and diagnostic testing analysis, monitoring with invasive and non-invasive technology
- Nursing care of patients with acute cardiac, renal, neurological and endocrine problems.
- Patient education
Critical Care textbook, Medical-Surgical textbook, online learning resources and simulation technology.
Approved By: Johnson, Alex Date Approved: 03/21/2011
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