Dec 02, 2023  
2021-2022 Catalog SVC 
2021-2022 Catalog SVC [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

NURS 285 - Nursing Complx M/S & Geriatric Patient (clinical 1)

Credits: (3)
Examines nursing care of selected individuals, throughout the lifespan with a special focus on the geriatric population experiencing complex and multidimensional alterations in neurological, respiratory, cardiac, hematologic/oncologic and renal function. In addition to these medical/surgical concepts, trauma, disaster preparedness and critical care will be ad-dressed. Contains 16 hours of psychiatric nursing clinical which applies previous learning in acute care and/or community care settings. Focuses on applying previous learning in the advanced care of mental health patients. The pharmacologic management of these patients will also be analyzed. (Section one of a two-part course.)

Prerequisite: NURS 275, NURS 278, and NURS 279 with a “B-” or higher.