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NS3361 - Holistic Nursing Care in Acute Illness I Clinical - 3 Credits

This clinical course builds on the foundational concepts and psychomotor skills necessary to provide holistic and culturally congruent nursing care for adult clients in the acute, sub-acute, and long-term care setting. Emphasis is placed on learning the nursing actions necessary to manage clients with acute signs, symptoms, disease, and illness trajectories in the acute care setting. Clinical practice guidelines, standard policy and procedures will inform the students’ nursing practice. Students will learn to provide direct nursing care and perform delegated medical treatments such as medication administration, IV therapy, wound care, oxygen therapy, sterile technique, and surgical care. Students will collect and interpret data to provide client and family-centered care.

Delivery: on campus