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NS2031 - Adult Health Needs II - 4 Credits

This course focuses on the role of the professional nurse in applying the nursing process to meet the holistic health needs of clients throughout the adult and older adult years. Emphasis is placed on nursing and pharmacological interventions in the care of clients with acute and chronic health conditions across the health-illness continuum in acute care settings. Disorders of the neurological, cardiovascular, blood, lymphatic, immune, endocrine, gastrointestinal, renal and urinary systems, and the special senses are presented. Health promotion, health maintenance, and illness prevention concepts will be linked with caring and cultural congruence. (30 hours theory, 20 hours lab)

Prerequisites: PS2000, NS1050, and NS1051; (NS2031 and NS2032 must be taken concurrently)

Delivery: on campus