NUR235 Acute Care Nursing I
The focus of this course is to provide client-centered care to clients with acute, chronic, and complex healthcare needs across the lifespan. The elements of evidence-based practice will be utilized to enhance the RN plan of care. Students are given the opportunity to gain cognitive, affective, and psychomotor skills in the delivery of client care. Client selection will provide experience caring for individuals with cardiovascular, hematopoietic, and lymphatic disorders. Nutritional needs for these clients will be identified and addressed. Available sources of informatics will be utilized in the care setting to organize and manage client care. Students will be introduced to intravenous therapy, phlebotomy, and electrocardiogram tracing in this course.