This course is designed to introduce students to the roles and issues of the professional nurse and to provide a theoretical and practical basis for the application of nursing therapeutics essential to the general care of individual clients experiencing developmental and health-illness transitions across the lifespan. Students are expected to apply assessment and communication principles in identifying needs of individuals with acute health-illness transitions. Concepts highlighted in this course are theoretical perspectives on health-illness, developmental, situational, role transitions in the nursing profession and several medical-surgical conditions along with nursing implications. Emphasis in this course is on the introduction of basic principles necessary for promoting a healthy outcome in meeting holistic needs of the individual client.
NURS 3110 with a minimum grade of C (can be taken concurrently)
OR HLTH 3110 with a minimum grade of C (can be taken concurrently)
AND NURS 3200 with a minimum grade of C (can be taken concurrently)
Level Restrictions: (all Levels allowed EXCEPT this Level)
Major Restrictions: (restricted to ONLY this Major)