May 31, 2020  
2016-2017 Academic Catalog (Jan 2017) 
    
2016-2017 Academic Catalog (Jan 2017) [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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NSG 431 - Acute Care/Gerontology



Cr Hrs: 6 (4-0-2)

This course provides the theoretical and clinical foundation for providing safe, patient-centered, evidenced-based nursing care to adult-gerontology patients and families in a complex healthcare setting.  The course focuses on management of acute illness and injury, promotion of health and function, provision of comfort, the use of information and technology for decision making and error reduction, and improve the quality of care to adults, including compassionate end of life care.  Legal, ethical, sociocultural, spiritual, political, economic, historical, and global environmental factors that affect the health of adult-gerontology patient in the acute care settings are examined.

Grade Mode: Standard
Instructional Method: Lecture, Clinical
Prerequisites: NSG 416 Adult Health Nursing , NSG 412 Nursing Skills Lab II NSG 413 Maternal Child Health  
Co-requisites: NSG 417 Acute Care Skills III  

Term offered: Fall


Fall - Instructor of Record: Jami Smith Brown
Fall - Additional Instructor 1: Trina L Barrett
Fall - Additional Instructor 2: Kathy A Putman



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