Sci. of Nursing Practice with Adults I
This course builds upon the study of major biophysical health problems affecting the adult population learned in N5400 Science of Nursing Practice. This course is one of two courses designed to provide the student with a sound foundation in medical-surgical nursing care of the adult client. Through integration of knowledge from the biological, physical, epidemiological, and behavioral sciences, concepts of health, environment, risk reduction and disease prevention will be presented. Emphasis will be placed on older adults experiencing common geriatric syndromes. The role of the professional nurse in caring for the adult client continues to be a focus in the context of individual, family, and community. Course I will include Cardiac, Respiratory, Renal, Infectious Diseases, Endocrine Disorders, Shock and Burns.