Catalog 2018-2019

NS-520 Common Problems of Adlt Hlth

Prerequisites: Satisfactory completion of Semester 1 courses- NS 509, NS 510, NS-511, NS-512, (17 credits) & enrolled in co-requisite courses. This course is designed to integrate theory and research while caring for acute and chronic problems in adults. Patient care models will be used to examine common nursing diagnoses associated with acute and chronic conditions. Emphasis will be on the nurse's role in restoring and maintaining health and in managing patient and family responses to illness, hospitalization and surgery. Clinical practice will take place in medical and surgical settings.