This course focuses on the provision of client-centered care to patients with acute, chronic and complex healthcare needs across the life span. The elements of evidence-based practice will be utilized to enhance the plan of care. Students are given the opportunity to gain cognitive, affective and psychomotor skills in the delivery of care to patients with cardiovascular, hematopoietic and lymphatic disorders. Students will learn the skills of intravenous phlebotomy and electrocardiogram tracing. Sources of informatics will be utilized in the care setting to organize and manage client care. Upon successful course completion, students will be able to apply knowledge and skills to safely care for a variety of clients with acute, chronic and complex healthcare alterations.
Prerequisite: NUR 252