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

NURS 4540/4544 - Health Promotion, Maintenance, and Restoration III (2/2)


The course provides a theoretical basis and clinical experience for the practice of holistic nursing for adult patients with illness in critical 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 respiratory, cardiovascular, neurological, burns, emergency and trauma nursing care, and systemic critical care conditions. 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. Two lecture hours each week and six clinical hours (NURS 4544) each week; students may rotate to twelve hour shifts during the semester. Corequisite(s): NURS 4330 , NURS 4400  and NURS 4360/4364 ).