NURS 240 - Nursing in Health and Illness III
Concentration is placed on the principles involved in organizing, managing and delivering care appropriate for the adult with various complex health problems. The focus moves from self-limiting and chronic health issues to acute emergent care of the adult patient. This course will also encompass additional management and leadership concepts in nursing. PREREQUISITE(S): A grade of C or better in BIOL 213 , NURS 225 , NURS 226 . PRE- or COREQUISITE(S): SOCY 100 , SOCY 105 , SOCY 214 , or SOCY 240 , and Humanities distribution. COREQUISITE(S): BIOL 210 , NURS 205 . Three hours lecture/discussion, 12 hours laboratory each week. Formerly NU 255.
7 semester hours
Upon course completion, a student will be able to:
- Utilize evidence based practice when performing skills.
- Formulate nursing care actions based on legal and ethical guidelines in compliance with clinical agency and school policies, the MD nurse practice act, and the ANA code for nurses.
- Apply principles of nursing leadership including communication, collaboration, conflict-resolution and delegation in order to facilitate effective patient care outcomes
- Discriminate patient factors to support decision making when managing care.
- Apply the nursing process as a framework when delivering care to patients with complex health care needs.
- Compare the health care beliefs and practices of diverse patient populations.
- Implement patient centered care in collaboration with the interdisciplinary team, patient and family
- Incorporate healthcare technologies in the delivery of care to patients with complex healthcare needs.
- Apply the concepts of pharmacology to safe delivery of care for patients with complex healthcare needs.
- Adapt nursing actions to promote safety for patients and providers of care.
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