Dec 04, 2021  
2019-2020 Academic Bulletin (Jan 2020) 
2019-2020 Academic Bulletin (Jan 2020) [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
Co-requisites: NSG 417 Acute Care Skills III  
Prerequisites: NSG 416 Adult Health Nursing , NSG 412 Nursing Skills Lab II NSG 413 Maternal Child Health  

Term offered: Fall, Spring

Fall - Instructor of Record: Jami Smith Brown
Fall - Additional Instructor 1: Trina L Barrett
Spring - Instructor of Record: Jami Smith Brown
Spring - Additional Instructor 1: Landon McDonald

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