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2017-2018 Catalog SVC [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

NURS 287 - Nursing Complx M/S & Geriatric Patient (lecture 2)

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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 addressed. 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 phar-macologic management of these patients will also be analyzed. (Section two of a two-part course.) Prerequisite: 284, 285 with minimum grade of C (2.0) in each.