Course details

NURS 262 - Ther Nurs Care I Lec

Prerequisite (Advisory):

Prerequisite (Enforced): BIOLCHEM 212 and NURS 194 and 196 and 210 and 211 and 232 and 233 and 234 and 236 and 245

Credits: 3.00

Therapeutic Nursing Care I Lecture --- This is the first course in a series of three Therapeutic Nursing Care courses. Therapeutic Nursing I serves as an introduction to clinical nursing practice including critical thinking, clinical reasoning, and clinical decision-making. The importance of clinical judgment will be stressed. Content includes concepts involving pain, mobility, infection, thermoregulation, tissue integrity, and elimination. Concepts related to person, significant others; community; society; and culture are integrated within the course to apply the ecological model to nursing care. Therapeutic Nursing Care I clinical is concurrent to this lecture and provides experiences to complement the concepts presented throughout the course.