NURS 3610 Nursing of Adults I

A clinical nursing course designed to acquaint students with concepts and processes of nursing in providing care to adults with adaptive bio-psycho-social-spiritual needs related to hygiene, comfort, safety, activity- exercise (mobility), oxygenation, nutrition-metabolic, ingestion-digestion, alterations in reproduction, auditory and visual dysfunctions, and alterations in elimination. Included in this course are related pharmacologic and nutritional nursing interventions as well as application of nursing health assessment concepts and skills. Concepts emphasized are restoration, maintenence, and rehabilitation of adults with selected heatlh needs presented in this course. Students are provided with learning opportunities to develop nursing roles and skills based on professional values and standards that are appropriate to meeting adult client needs. Lab fee. Prerequisites: All non-nursing courses listed under Admission to the Program and NURS 2310. and NURS 3312 and 3611 is usual. Lab fee.