This course presents patients across the lifespan who are 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, the recovery room, clinics, and home health agencies. The student demonstrates skills in decision-making through the use of the nursing process with an emphasis on implementation and evaluation and selects the appropriate roles to assume in meeting the patient’s self-care needs.
6 hours of lecture per week
[Course fee: $330]