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NU 246 - Health Restoration: Acute/Complex


Credit Hours: 5

A study of clients' responses to acute/chronic illness involving multiple systems. The focus will be on clients with complex acute/chronic disease state at various stages of maturity. Concepts of management of care/leadership will be synthesized into the professional role of the nurse.

Course Outcomes
At the completion of the course, the student will:
 

  • explain the concept of health restoration, acute/complex;
  • describe the influence of the stages of maturity on clients requiring health restoration, acute/complex;
  • evaluate cultural beliefs and lifestyle behaviors that influence clients health restoration, acute/complex;
  • cite examples of caring behaviors;
  • describe the principles of therapeutic communication;
  • demonstrate critical thinking in providing care to clients requiring health restoration, acute/complex;
  • determine infection control measures necessary for clients' health restoration, acute/complex;
  • identify the use of the nursing process for clients requiring health restoration, acute/complex;
  • 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/complex; and
  • identify health/community resources available for clients requiring health restoration, acute/complex.


Prerequisites: NU 116, NU 117 or NU 120, NU 128, NU 126, NU 127, NU 236, NU 237
Corequisites: EN 111, NU 238, NU 247
F/S (C, N)