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Concepts of Nursing Care for Patients with Complex Conditions

PCCUA Course
NG 412
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 manage safe, quality, evidence-based, patient-centered nursing care to diverse patients across the lifespan experiencing complex 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 complex conditions. Application of knowledge and skills occurs in the nursing skills laboratory and a variety of clinical settings. 

Prerequisites