NURS 365: Nursing of Adults (3)

Use of the nursing process in the care of adult clients in a variety of settings with acute and chronic illness is discussed. The role of the nurse in the use of clinical pathways to guide the interdisciplinary care of the client in the evolving health care environment is explored. Emphasis is placed on therapeutic nursing interventions that will successfully manipulate environmental factors to promote, maintain, and restore system balance and to prevent further system imbalance. Legal, ethical, economic and cultural considerations associated with the management of adults with acute and chronic illness are investigated. Prerequisite: Level I courses. Prerequisite or Corequisite: NURS 302, NURS 322, and NURS 325, or consent of instructor. Corequisite: NURS 366. LEC
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