This course provides the theoretical foundation for nursing knowledge that supports the holistic care of individuals with multiple complex common health problems across the life span. Students are afforded the opportunity to manage the care of groups of individuals with multiple complex needs in the acute care practice setting. Critical thinking skills are applied to the design, implementation and evaluation of holistic care. Students participate in learning experiences that enhance team building and conflict resolution skills. Students participate in activities that support lifelong learning through the development and evaluation of self-learning needs assessment and learning contracts, and peer review.
Own transportation required for the last 8 weeks.
Prerequisites: NURS 210 (with a C+ or better), Pre-or Co- Requisites NURS 251.
8 credits (4 lecture hours, 8 clinical laboratory hours), fall or spring semester