May 2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
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NM 322 - Clinical Nursing II

Building on Clinical Nursing I, this course expands the knowledge base of caring for adult patients. It addresses the complexity of the human being and specifies the underlying nursing knowledge and critical thinking skills required to respond to healthcare needs. The focus is on specific healthcare problems and the interventions to deal with these problems. The clinical component focuses on complex clinical experiences related to the content in Clinical Nursing II. Students use critical thinking processes to guide care-planning decisions for hospitalized patients. All components of this course integrate the nursing process, principles of communication, and nursing skills necessary for applying health assessment data, pathophysiology content and pharmacology to the experience of health and illness of clients from diverse backgrounds. Semester Credit Hours 8.00 semester credit hours Contact Hours: 217.50. Prerequisites: NM 171 Transition to RN Practice with Lab  and NM 222 Clinical Nursing I .  Corequisite: None.