This course expands upon prior knowledge, nursing principles and health concepts to provide culturally sensitive patient-centered care for adults with multiple acute biopsychosocial needs. Clinical experiences increase in the level of complexity and acuity from previous nursing courses. Students explore human responses to emergencies, crisis, and life changing events. Clinical decision making and the nursing process are implemented to manage and modify care for high-acuity patients and their families. Learning opportunities for this course include classroom and supervised clinical experiences.
NUR255 Acute Care Nursing