NURS 0312 - Nursing Care of the Adult and Older Adult I

Credits: 5

This is the first of two courses that focuses on the care of the adult and older adult patient with acute and/or chronic illness. Students will learn to think critically in order to make appropriate clinical decisions for developing and implementing evidence-based professional nursing interventions to achieve appropriate patient outcomes. Integration of theoretical and clinical knowledge in the care of adults/older adults with chronic illness, the synthesizing of laboratory data, and the ability to effectively set priorities will be incorporated. 2 hours lecture, 6 hours clinical, 3 hours SimLab per week.

Prerequisites: NURS 0311  and NURS 0316 .
Corequisite: NURS 0335 

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