This course expands on the cognitive, technical, interpersonal, and communication skills presented in NUR 106 Introduction to Nursing Practice I. The nursing care of clients with specific disorders of the respiratory, cardiovascular, peripheral vascular, renal, endocrine, digestive systems, surgical, infection, and mental health are discussed. The concepts of fluid and electrolytes will also be discussed. Emphasis is placed on the psychological and physiological disorders that require management in a variety of settings. Clinical experiences provide the student with an opportunity to apply theoretical concepts and implement safe patient care.
Contact Hours: Lecture – 45, Lab – 45 Clinical – 240 Credits – 8.5
Prerequisite (sJ: NUR 106 Introduction to Nursing Practice, NUR 110 Role Development of the Practical Nurse I