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NURS301 - Nursing Care of the Adult I

Semester Credit Hour(s) 5
This theory and practicum course focuses on the roles of designer, provider, manager/coordinator of care for patients with medical/surgical needs across the lifespan in all settings. Emphasis is on integrating prior knowledge, developing critical thinking and clinical decision-making utilizing the nursing process:  application of knowledge of pathophysiology, correlating lab values with patient conditions, relating principles of patient education, and demonstrating application of appropriate nursing interventions according to best current evidence.  Ethical, legal, cultural, spiritual, developmental, genetic, and socioeconomic needs will be incorporated in the care of patients.  The student will use informatics and communication skills in patient care and with the interdisciplinary team.  Clinical activities focus on application of these concepts.

Prerequisite(s): NURS 231 , NURS 215  
Prerequisite or Corequisite: BIOL 205