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NS1051 - Adult Health Needs I Clinical - 5 Credits

This course provides the associate degree nursing student with the opportunity to incorporate medical/surgical nursing concepts and care in a healthcare environment, and the opportunity to implement the principles and psychomotor skills learned in previous and concurrent courses. Health promotion and maintenance principles are an integral component of nursing care. The learner will provide holistic and culturally congruent nursing care for adults and older adults in acute and subacute care settings. Emphasis is placed on the competent application of nursing care and skills for medically/surgically complex clients utilizing and implementing the nursing process, psychosocial, and culturally congruent client relationships, clinical judgment, communication and documentation, health and physical assessment, and advanced nursing procedures. Students are provided faculty-guided and supervised clinical experiences in order to develop competence and confidence in the providing direct client care. (150 hours theory)

Prerequisite: NS1030, NS1031, and NS1040; (NS1050 and NS1051 must be taken concurrently)

Delivery: on campus