NUR 255 - Nursing Care of the Adult II
In this course the student continues to develop and become proficient in the Core Competencies© related to the comprehensive care of adult clients, families, groups, and communities with complex acute or chronic/persistent health problems. Additional focus is on the competencies related to beginning leadership, management, and collaboration skills within a variety of health systems.
At the completion of the course, the student will:
- Identify the multiple dimensions of patient-centered care for patients and communities with medical/surgical and public health problems.
- Apply safety design principles to the care of patients with medical/surgical and mental health problems.
- Model the attributes of professionalism.
- Analyze the concept of evidence-based practice as it applies to care of patients with medical/surgical and public health problems.
- Use leadership and management skills to influence the behaviors of individuals and groups to achieve shared goals.
- Examine the roles of the interdisciplinary health care team as they relate to care of patients with medical/surgical and public health problems.
Prerequisite(s): Completion of NUR 205, NUR 206, BIO 235 and MAT 177.
Corequisite(s): ENG 102, NUR 256, Humanities elective.
Note(s): NUR 256 must be taken concurrently with NUR 255.
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