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

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

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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 pharmacologic management of these patients will also be analyzed. (Section one of a two-part course.) Prerequisite: NURS 277, 278, 279 with minimum grade of C (2.0) in each.