Fall Semester 2020 Catalog




Utilizing the nursing process, this course introduces selected concepts related to the nursing care of individuals experiencing acute and chronic alterations in health related to respiratory, cardiovascular, musculoskeletal, reproductive systems, oncology, fluid, electrolyte, and acid-base balance. End of life and palliative care will be addressed in relation to individuals with chronic and terminal alterations in health. The following concepts will be integrated into this course: physiological integrity; psychosocial integrity; nutrition; pharmacological; gerontology; and health assessments related to the problems under study. Clinical learning experiences will include rotations on medical-surgical units in acute care facilities.