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Nursing Care of Adults I

NUR165

Systems-based study of acute problems with associated emergent disorders, and their effect on the adult client. Chronic, long-term impact associated with these disorders is also addressed. The use of effective interpersonal communication skills with clients, their families, and members of the health care team is expected. Pharmacological principles and rationale continue to be applied during supervised medication administration. Participation in the development and implementation of client-centered care plans is required. Expectations include progression as a contributing member of the nursing team while caring for assigned clients with needs of moderate complexity in the acute setting. (Formerly NUR 163 and 164) 16 Credits (8 Lecture - 24 Clinical) Prerequisite(s): NUR155. Corequisite(s): BIO125 and MTH124 or BIO125 and MTH151. Spring Only.

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