2023-2024 Academic Catalog 
    
    Jul 14, 2024  
2023-2024 Academic Catalog

NURS 1112 - Nursing Care of Adults I


Credit Hours: 12

This course is an introduction to the nurse’s role in the delivery of patient centered care as a member of a multidisciplinary team with an emphasis on the growth and development in older adult/geriatric population. The content includes fundamental knowledge, skills, and attitudes needed to give nursing care and prevent spread of disease. Common procedures used in the care of the sick and development of the ability to adapt them to various situations. Development of awareness to report and record observations of the client are part of the course theory. Introduction to cultural considerations, pharmacology, physical and environmental safety, evidence based practice, legal/ethical principles, quality improvement, and informatics is incorporated through exemplars of chronic health problems and physical changes requiring acute and long-term management. or (12 credit hours) (F) special course fee

Prerequisite(s):
Pre-requisites: Anatomy and Physiology I (BIOL 1104  BIOL 1304  ) or Structure and Function (BIOL 1103  BIOL 1303   or NURS 1704  , Medical Terminology (HIMT 1301  )
Co-requisite(s):
Co-Requisites: Anatomy and Physiology II (BIOL 1105  BIOL 1305 ​)
Course Typically Offered:
F