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NURS 402. Holistic Adult Care: Advanced Concepts (Clinical)

Credits: 3
Department: Nursing Science
Description: Clinical component, including care of clients, experiencing a critical illness, chronic medical illness, and terminal illness in a variety of clinical settings.
Prerequisites: NURS 305, NURS 311, NURS 312 or NURS 323, NURS 314, NURS 315 or NURS 324
Corequisites: NURS 401
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring
Grading Method: ABCDF
Additional Information: Students rotate among settings with some variation in clinical hours, including evenings and Saturdays, as arranged by Nursing faculty.

Student Learning Outcomes

1. Integrate theory and research-based knowledge from the arts, sciences, humanities, informatics and genetics into professional nursing practice to design nursing systems for clients experiencing disharmony of a critical, chronic and/or terminal nature.
2. Apply leadership skills to practice in a culturally diverse, rapidly changing, global society, and to provide high quality and safe patient care to clients experiencing alterations of a critical, chronic, and/or terminal nature through quality improvement.
3. Utilize critical thinking in the provision of holistic, evidenced-based practice including integrative health that is culturally and ethnically sensitive and addresses the needs of the individuals, and families who are experiencing alterations of a critical, chronic, and/or terminal nature.
4. Integrate knowledge and skills in information management and patient care technology to care for clients experiencing alterations of a critical, chronic, and/or terminal nature.
5. Examine how healthcare policy, including financial and regulatory environments influences the delivery of high quality and safe patient-centered care for clients experiencing alterations of a critical, chronic, and/or terminal nature.
6. Communicate and collaborate with inter-professional teams in the care of clients experiencing alterations of a critical, chronic, and/or terminal nature.
7. Contribute to improvements in individual and population health through health promotion and disease prevention when caring for clients experiencing alterations of a critical, chronic, and/or terminal nature.
8. Integrate professional values of altruism, autonomy, human dignity, integrity and social justice into a personal philosophy of nursing practice with caring at the core when caring for clients experiencing alterations of a critical, chronic, and/or terminal nature.






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