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2015-2017 Undergraduate Catalog 
2015-2017 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

NURS 4140/4144 - Health Promotion, Maintenance, and Restoration II (4/2)

The course provides a theoretical basis and clinical experience for the practice of holistic nursing for adult patients with critical illness in acute care settings. Emphasis is on applying the nursing process in order to restore the client to the highest level of health possible for that individual. Content addressed in the course will include managing alterations related to neoplastic disease, and of the immunologic, hematologic, and neurologic systems. Critical care topics will cover specific and representative problems requiring heroic interventions to maintain life. Students will use evidenced-based practice to perform comprehensive assessments, plan and provide care, and to evaluate outcomes of nursing actions. Clinical experience is in acute care settings. Concepts of leadership, management, and research are integrated into clinical practice and uniquely applied to the critical care setting. Prerequisite(s): Four lecture hours and six clinical (NURS 4144) each week.