Oct 19, 2021
NSG 232 - Concepts in Nursing IV
Description: Concepts of nursing care for clients with commonly occurring health care concerns: Alterations in cardiac and neurological functioning and multisystem problems including shock and burns. Includes concepts of critical care and emergency/disaster nursing. Uses nursing process format and integrates learning/teaching, psychosocial, diversity/cultural, spiritual, nutritional, pharmacological, management, legal, and ethical aspects. Clinical practicum includes preceptorship experience in well defined practice settings. Use of Health Education Systems, Inc. (HESI) Exit Exam as a progression benchmark and remediation guide.
Prerequisites: BIO 205 and NSG 231 and NSG 233
Corequisite: NSG 234 and NSG 235
- Nursing care of the client experiencing critical alterations
- Nursing care of the client experiencing alterations in cardiac function
- Nursing care of the client experiencing alterations in neurologic function
- Nursing responsibilities in disasters and emergency nursing
Use the nursing process as a framework for care of the critically ill patient and for the patient with commonly occuring health care needs and problems. (1-4)
Analyze the etiology, pathophysiology, clinical manifestations, diagnostic studies, collaborative care, and nursing management of patients with commonly occurring health care disorders. (1-4)
Examine ethical, legal, and political issues within the healthcare system. (1-4)
Specify pharmacological measures to prevent or minimize complications of selected acute-care disorders. (1-4)
Independently provide nursing care for groups of clients with multiple health care needs and problems in complex nursing practice situations. (1-4)
- Health Education Systems, Inc. (HESI) Exit Exam.