NURS 498A Clinical Concepts II

This course builds upon Clinical Concepts I by applying the nursing process in complex care situations and by developing community partnerships for expanded role experiences. Leadership and management opportunities are introduced for the provision of interdisciplinary care in traditional health care settings. Formative experiences across the lifespan are provided that require application of communication, therapeutic nursing interventions, critical thinking and program values to protect, promote and optimize health and abilities, prevent illness/injury, facilitate healing, alleviate suffering through the diagnosis and treatment of human response, and advocate for the care of individuals, families, groups, communities, and populations. Prerequisites: All 300 level nursing courses. Co-requisites: NURS 415 - Advanced Concepts II Child Health, NURS 425 - Nursing Leadership and Management, NURS 431 - Community Health II. S/U grade only. Fall.