Nursing Complx M/S & Geriatric Patient (lecture 2)
NURS ADV M/S/GERI LC2
Examines nursing care of selected individuals, throughout the lifespan with a special focus on the geriatric population experiencing complex and multidimensional alterations in neurological, respiratory, cardiac, hematologic/oncologic and renal function. In addition to these medical/surgical concepts, trauma, disaster preparedness and critical care will be addressed. Contains 16 hours of psychiatric nursing clinical which applies previous learning in acute care and/or community care settings. Focuses on applying previous learning in the advanced care of mental health patients. The pharmacologic management of these patients will also be analyzed. (Section two of a two-part course.)
Prerequisite: NURS 284 and NURS 285 with a "B-" or higher.
Contact Hours (based on 11 week quarter)
Distribution Requirement(s) Status:
Required for ATA degree, Required for certificate
Equivalencies At Other Institutions
After completing this course, the student will be able to:
General Education Learning Values & Outcomes
Revised August 2018 and affects outlines for 2019 and later.
Definition: Think analytically, logically, creatively, and reflectively.
Definition: Produce and exchange ideas and information through written, spoken, and visual forms.
Definition: Interact with humans and the environment informed by an understanding of equity.
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