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Concepts of Nursing Care for Patients with Chronic and Acute, Unstable Conditions

PCCUA Course
NG 312
ACTS Course
None
Credits
12
Lecture
7 hours
Lab
15 hours

Description

This course provides for the acquisition and application of concepts of nursing, including communication, collaboration, caring, and clinical judgment necessary to provide, and delegate safe, quality, evidence-based, patient-centered nursing care to diverse patients across the lifespan experiencing chronic and acute unstable mental health, medical, surgical, pediatric, and maternal-infant conditions requiring nursing care. Emphasis is placed on quality improvement, professional standards, and legal and ethical responsibilities of the nurse when caring for patients with chronic and acute, unstable conditions. Application of knowledge and skills occurs in the nursing skills laboratory and a variety of clinical settings. 

Prerequisites

Co-requisites

  • 3 credit hour computer course