2023-2024 Catalog 
    
    Feb 29, 2024  
2023-2024 Catalog
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NADN 260 - Nursing Care of the Adult Patient II

5 Credit: (3 lecture, 1.5 lab, 4.5 clinical) 9 Contact Hours: [Department Permission]


This course focuses on the collaborative care of adults with complex acute and chronic health disorders, including the nurse’s role in health promotion. Students will utilize therapeutic communication, assessment, and clinical judgment skills while providing nursing care in both actual and simulated clinical settings, with an emphasis on prioritization and evidence-based care.
OFFERED: fall and spring semesters

Course Goals/ Objectives/ Competencies:
Goal 1:  Utilize informatics along with verbal and non-verbal skills to organize and coordinate patient care in collaboration with the interprofessional team.  

Goal 2:  Use the nursing process, beginning prioritization and clinical judgment skills, and best current evidence to provide safe, quality, patient-centered care. 

Goal 3:  Use clinical judgment to provide evidence-based care for adults with complex acute and chronic health disorders. 

Goal 4:  Practice professional behaviors and beginning prioritization skills when interacting with patients, families, and health care providers. 



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