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Course Descriptions


NURS 241: Nursing Care of Individuals with Acute Health Problems I

Prerequisite(s):
-Completion of NURS 112, 113, 117, 122, 134, 135, BIOL 181, 182, ENGL 101, & PSY 101 with a C or better
AND
-Completion with a C or better or concurrent enrollment in NURS 232, 240, BIOL 191, and ENGL 102
-Placement at college level reading

This course in medical-surgical nursing focuses on clients with alterations in mobility, regulatory processes, sensori-neural processes and sensory deprivation. Orem’s self-care model will be utilized by the student to apply critical thinking pathways to the individual with acute health problems. Scientific principles and clinical skills increase in complexity. Campus laboratory experiences enhance the development of increased dexterity and proficiency of techniques. Planned faculty-supervised experiences in acute care facilities provide students with the opportunity to implement their accrued knowledge and skill in providing nursing care. Clinical experiences are completed by observational experiences in specialty areas. This is an 8-week course which meets 12 hours for 4 hours credit. (Lec 2 Lab 2) 4 credit hours

Career and Technical Course: This course is a specific requirement for an Associate of Applied Science or certificate program and may not transfer. Please consult with your advisor about transferability.

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