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NU 236 - Health Restoration -Acute/Simple


Credit Hours: 5

A study of the response of generally healthy individuals to acute illness which may involve generally one system. The focus will be on health restoration for clients at various stages of maturity, including clients with complications of pregnancy and/or childbirth. Concepts of management of care/leadership will also be introduced.

Course Outcomes
Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:
 

  • explain the concept of health restoration, acute/simple;
  • describe the influence of the stages of maturity on client's requiring health restoration, acute/simple;
  • evaluate cultural beliefs and lifestyle behaviors that influence clients requiring health restoration, acute/simple;
  • cite examples of caring behaviors;
  • describe the principles of therapeutic communication;
  • demonstrate critical thinking in providing care to clients requiring health restoration, acute/simple;
  • determine infection control measures necessary for clients requiring health restoration, acute/simple;
  • identify the use of the nursing process for clients requiring health restoration, acute/simple;
  • demonstrate the use of library and multi-media resources in assessing current health related materials;
  • identify principles of management/leadership used in nursing practice in a health care setting;
  • determine health teaching for clients requiring health restoration, acute/simple; and
  • identify health/community resources available for clients requiring health restoration, acute/simple.


Prerequisites: NU 116, NU 117 or NU 120, NU 128, NU 126, NU 127
Corequisites: BI 230, BI 231, NU 237, PS 201
F/S (C, N)