This course offers the student the opportunity to learn about patients across the lifespan experiencing complex acute medical/surgical illnesses and chronic self-care deficits. Observational experiences are provided in multiple areas such as intensive care, the emergency room, recovery room, clinics, and a home health agency. The student demonstrates skills in decision-making through the use of the nursing process with an emphasis on implementation and evaluation. The student also selects the appropriate roles to assume in meeting the patient’s self-care needs.
5 hours of lecture per week
[Course fee: $330]