Alterations in Adult Health I

Course Code

NUR 102

Credits

4
Introduces the Practical Nurse to basic concepts necessary for assessing and meeting nursing care needs of the adult and older individual. The course focuses on the concepts of acute and chronic illness pain management fluid and electrolyte balance perioperative care oncology death and dying infection and inflammation and shock syndromes. Common disorders of the musculoskeletal integumentary respiratory and reproductive systems are presented. Relevant psychosocial and ethno cultural concepts and legal and ethical implications are integrated throughout.

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