Adult Health Nursing I   [Archived Catalog]
2012-2013 Catalog [Aug. 2012-Aug. 2013]
   

NUR 1210C - Adult Health Nursing I


This course focuses on the essential knowledge, understanding and skills necessary for the nursing care of adult clients with medical and surgical conditions. Emphasis is placed on the following areas: common stressors and autoimmune disorders, altered regulatory mechanisms and nutritional problems, problems of elimination, and alterations of peripheral vascular function. Chronic illness and its management are also addressed. Selected clinical experiences will afford the students opportunities to apply theoretical concepts on clients in acute care, extended care, and/or community settings.
Prerequisites: NUR 1110, NUR 1060C, NUR 1022C and NUR 1140.
Corequisites: NUR 1524C.

Degrees Offered: A.S., B.S.N.

Credit Hours:6. 
Contact Hours: 2 lecture hours; 8 laboratory hours.