Fall Semester 2020 Catalog




Using the nursing process, this course introduces students to patients with complex multisystem disorders and prepares the student for transition into the nursing profession. The focus of the course is on patients with emergency and life threatening conditions. This course also examines the role of the nurse in managing groups of patients. Management principles and interactions with the healthcare team are emphasized as the student is prepared to care for groups of patients in the acute care setting. The course is accompanied by a clinical and a leadership practicum. Clinical learning experiences will include rotations through the emergency rooms, trauma centers, burn units, and critical care units and with nursing leaders/managers for the leadership practicum.