NURS 420: Nursing of The Client With Complex Acute Needs (3)

The nursing process in the care of clients with complex acute alterations in physiological and psychological functioning is emphasized. Advanced theoretical concepts are applied in the selection of therapeutic nursing interventions that successfully manipulate complex environmental factors to restore system balance and prevent further system imbalance. Collaborative relationships essential to providing holistic quality care for client systems with complex acute needs are discussed. Differences in the use of advanced technological support across the lifespan are presented. Legal, ethical, cultural and economic considerations associated with complex acute health problems are addressed. Prerequisite: Level II courses. Corequisite: NURS 421. LEC
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