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NURS 309. Holistic Adult Care: Physiological Wellness

Credits: 3
Department: Nursing Science
Description: Illness and disease management of individuals in acute disharmony. Social, physical, psychological, and spiritual responses of the individual and appropriate nursing interventions.
Prerequisites: NURS 301, NURS 303, NURS 304, NURS 316, and NURS 302 or NURS 320
Corequisites: NURS 310 or NURS 322
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring
Grading Method: ABCDF

Student Learning Outcomes

1. Integrate theory and research-based knowledge from the arts, sciences, humanities, Informatics and genetics to develop a foundation in medical/surgical nursing practice and lifelong learning.
2. Demonstrate leadership and communication skills of patients in acute disharmony to effectively implement patient safety and quality improvement initiatives within the context of the interprofessional team.
3. Apply principles of critical thinking using case study methods in the provision of holistic evidence-based care with application into clinical practice.
4. Identify data from all relevant sources, including information technology, to inform and improve the quality in the delivery of patient care.
5. Develop a beginning awareness of resource stewardship when discussing the implementation of nursing care and the regulatory environments on patient care quality of various clients in acute disharmony.
6. Develop knowledge of effective therapeutic communication, advocacy, and collaborative skills to enhance the delivery of research based, evidence-based quality patient care of patients in disharmony.
7. Assess the current knowledge base of the patient related to their care needs during acute disharmony and develop an individualized education plan.
8. Recognize the impact of professional standards and values on the quality of life for patients experiencing acute disharmony.

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