2020-2021 College Catalog 
    
    Sep 30, 2020  
2020-2021 College Catalog
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NURS 127 - PN Adult Health Nursing


Credit(s): 4
Contact Hours: 4

This Theory course emphasizes concepts and the application of Martha Rogers Science of Unitary Human Beings. Students will utilize the nursing process to identify human patterning practice methods to assess and care for adult clients experiencing common health care problems. Core content will explore: critical thinking processes, the health care delivery system, legal and ethical responsibilities, cultural diversity, wellness concepts, alternative and complementary therapies, dealing with loss/grief/death, fluid and electrolyte management, acid-base balance, care of the surgical client, care of clients in rehab/hospice environments, care of geriatric clients, and care of clients with disorders associated with multiple body systems, and mental health functions. Admission to the Practical Nursing Program, “C” or better in BIOL 213  , NURS 101  , NURS 114  , and HLTH 140   and “P” in NURS 102 . To progress in the program, the student must maintain a grade of a “C” or better in BIOL 213  , NURS 101  , NURS 114  , and HLTH 140   and “P” or better in NURS 102 . Co-requisites: NURS 128  



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