September 2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
    May 27, 2020  
September 2019 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

NU 216 - Adult Health I ^


This course is the first in a series of three adult health courses. In this course, learners will explore the application of the nursing process to meet the holistic health needs of the adult client in tertiary care settings.  Emphasis is placed on nursing interventions in the safe and effective care of diverse clients with chronic conditions including those related to nutrition, fluid and electrolyte balance, respiratory function, select cardiovascular conditions, the nervous system, the sensory system, the musculoskeletal system, the gastrointestinal system, select endocrine problems, select hematological problems,  and the renal/urinary system. Chronic illness and developmental theory, healthcare economics, and related concepts that impact client and family outcomes will be explored. Semester Credit Hours 6.00; 45/30/90/165 Prerequisites: NU 209 Health Assessment | NU 209L Health Assessment Lab , NU 211 - Introduction to Clinical Nursing^ , and NU 220 Pharmacology . Corequisites: None.