NURS 450 - Nursing Care of the Adult III
(Prerequisites: NURS 371, NURS 373, NURS 361; co-requisite: NURS 452)
This is the final course in a three-course sequence 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 mobility, elimination, cognition, and perception are included. Three hours lecture, 15 hours clinical lab/week for seven weeks, alternate with NURS 452 or NURS 373 lab.