NURS 251 Intermediate Nursing Concepts II

NURS 251 is the final didactic course for students enrolled in the AASPN Program. Students will demonstrate mastery of program outcomes of communication, therapeutic nursing interventions and critical thinking as defined by the Department of Nursing. The course is a continuation of theory and skills taught in previous courses and incorporates all stages of growth and development. Content/principles related to the following units/topics are included in this course: (1) Respiratory Disorders of the Lower Respiratory Tract & Obstructive Pulmonary Diseases, (2) Intracranial, Spinal Cord and Peripheral Nervous System Disorders, (3) Acute and Chronic Renal and Urologic Disorders, (4) Disorders of the Lower Gastrointestinal Tract, Liver, Pancreas and Gall Bladder, (5) Assessment and Disorders of the Endocrine System, and (6) Auditory, Visual, Immune System and Neoplastic Disorders. Emphasis is placed upon assisting the student in making the transition from the role of student to graduate. Pre-requisites: NURS 241 - Intermediate Nursing Concepts I, NURS 298B - Intermediate Nursing Concepts Clinical I, NURS 215 - Introduction to Pharmacology, BIOL 221 - Anatomy and Physiology II and ENGL 120 - College Composition II or ENGL 121H - Honors Composition II. Co-requisite: NURS 298C - Intermediate Nursing Concepts Clinical II. This course is part of the university's Writing Across the Curriculum/Writing in the Disciplines program. Spring. Course fee required.