NURS 350 - Nursing Care of the Adult I
(Prerequisites: BIOL 210 , CHEM 110-111 , NURS 251 ; co-requisites: NURS 360 and NURS 352-352L )
The first of three courses that focuses on physiological and psychological adaptation to dysfunctional health patterns. Emphasis is placed on the nursing process and functional health patterns as a framework for practice. Pathophysiology and nursing care related to alterations in oxygenation, perfusion and metabolism, and the perioperative experience are included. Three hours lecture, 15 hours clinical lab/week (for seven weeks) alternate with NURS 352 lab.