CARE OF THE ADULT WITH ACUTE HEALTH PROBLEMS
Didactic course that focuses on nursing care of patients experiencing acute, complex health problems across the lifespan. Content areas include, but are not exclusive to patients with major injuries, disease, and/or multi-systems failure. Principles of the nursing process, growth and development, nutrition, disease prevention, cultural sensitivity, pharmacology, patient and family education, caring, and communication are integrated throughout the curriculum. Prerequisites: NURS 208, NURS 211, NURS 212, NURS 214, NURS 215, NURS 217, NUS 218, NURS 222, NURS 224, and NURS 226.