NURS 372 - Ther Nurs Care II
Prerequisite (Enforced): NURS 232 and 233 and 234 and 236 and 238 and 240 and 244 and 245 and 262 and one PNE between PNE 200-225
Therapeutic Nursing Care II --- This course builds upon previous knowledge to enable the student to integrate and apply scientific care concepts to patients/families who are experiencing acute and chronic health challenges. Emphasis will be placed on the role of the nurse to guide transitions, collaborate and implement care across the context of the patient/family experience, including inpatient, outpatient, and community settings. Major content foci include themes of physiologic regulation; oxygenation and hemostasis; protection; bodily and cognitive function in response to environmental changes. Concepts related to person, significant other, community, society and culture are integrated throughout the course. Students will examine patient transitions across care environments. Therapeutic Nursing Care II provides experiences to complement the content in this course.