Oct 28, 2020  
Spring 2019 Catalog 
    
Spring 2019 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

NU 247 - Lab for NU 246


Credit Hours: 5.5

College and clinical laboratory experiences are designed to assist the student in management of clients with acute/chronic health problems involving multiple systems. Care settings will include acute/chronic and rehabilitative facilities. Management/leadership skills will be incorporated into the clinical experiences.

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

  • utilize the concepts of health restoration, acute/complex in caring for clients;
  • show awareness of the influence of the stages of maturity in clients requiring health restoration, acute/complex;
  • show awareness of cultural beliefs and lifestyle behaviors that influence clients requiring health restoration, acute/complex;
  • demonstrate caring behaviors in the clinical setting;
  • utilize therapeutic communication with selected clients;
  • apply critical thinking skills to caring for the client requiring health restoration, acute/complex;
  • utilize principles of infection control in the clinical setting;
  • apply the steps of the nursing process in caring for clients requiring health restoration, acute/complex;
  • utilize library and multimedia resources;
  • utilize leadership skills in the clinical setting;
  • practice effective health teaching in the clinical setting;
  • demonstrate skill in designated nursing procedures; and
  • select health/community resources available for the client requiring health restoration, acute/complex.


Prerequisites: NU 116, NU 117 or NU 120, NU 127, NU 128, NU 236, NU 237, with minimum grade of "C".
Corequisites: EN 111, NU 238, NU 246.
F/S (C, N)