NUR 200 - Adults and the Wellness Continuum II

7 credits (PREREQUISITES: NUR 110)

This course provides students with experiences in the care of adults with alterations in health status related to sensorimotor, musculo-skeletal, protective, endocrine, renal and reproductive function. Blood disorders, including human immunodeficiency disease, and burns will also be covered. The focus is on care of adults experiencing disruptions in health status associated with both acute and chronic health conditions. Students learn to apply the nursing process to maintain wellness levels, restore clients to previous levels of wellness and prevent further alterations in health status. Nutrition, pharmacotherapy, client teaching and ethico-legal issues are integrated throughout the course. Clinical experiences are provided in the nursing skills laboratory and in acute care settings. (F, Sp, Su)