NURS 316 Advanced Concepts I Adult Health

This course focuses on advanced nursing concepts related to adults with unstable, ill defined, acute and chronic illness including changes associated with aging. Evidence based practice guides the application of the nursing process in complex nursing practice situations. Comprehensive strategies are used to encourage critical thinking and interdisciplinary collaboration to protect, promote and optimize health and abilities, prevent illness/injury, facilitate healing, alleviate suffering, and advocate for the care of individuals. Prerequisites: BIOL 357 - Pathophysiology, NURS 321 - Health Assessment, NURS 398A - Health Assessment Clinical, NURS 328 - Nursing Role Transition and ENGL 120 - College Composition II or ENGL 121H - Honors Composition II. Co-requisites: NURS 330 - Nursing Research, NURS 331 - Community Health I, NURS 398B - Clinical Concepts I. Spring.