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2017-2018 Catalog SVC 
    
2017-2018 Catalog SVC [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

NURS 281 - Nursing Complx M/S & Geriatric Patient (lecture)

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This course 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. This course contains 16 hours of psychiatric nursing clinical which applies previous learning in acute care and/or community care settings. The focus is to apply previous learning in the advanced care of mental health patients. The phamacologic management of these patients will also be analyzed. Prerequisite: NURS 271, 272, 273 with a grade of 2.0 (C) or higher.