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NURS 412 Clinical Management in Adult Medical Surgical Nursing

Course Description: This course, for students in the accelerated program, utilizes the nursing process in order to implement evidence-based nursing interventions for promoting health, reducing the risk of illness, and managing the care of medical-surgical adult patients with acute and chronic illnesses. Promotion of safe and quality outcomes of care for diverse populations across the health-illness continuum will be examined. Students will develop skill in critical thinking, clinical judgment, communication, and assessment, while integrating human growth and development, pathophysiology, pharmacology, genetics, ethics, and principles underlying collaborative medical and nursing management of care. The clinical experience, in acute and chronic care in a variety of health care settings, will provide opportunities for skill development in clinical reasoning and patient management.

Course Rotation: NY and PL: Spring and Summer.

Credits

6 credits

Prerequisite

NURS 401 Minimum Grade of C+ and NURS 404 Minimum Grade of C+ and NURS 406 Minimum Grade of C+ and NURS 408 Minimum Grade of C+ and NURS 409 Minimum Grade of C+ and ( MAT 134 Minimum Grade of C+ or MAT 141 Minimum Grade of C+ or MAT 117 Minimum Grade of C+) and CHE 101 Minimum Grade of C+ and BIO 152 Minimum Grade of C+ and BIO 153 Minimum Grade of C+ and ( BIO 264 Minimum Grade of C+ or BIO 254 Minimum Grade of C+)

Corequisite

NURS 414, NURS 416