Dec 08, 2021  
2020-2021 Academic Catalog 
    
2020-2021 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

NURS 150 - Chronic Physiologic Integrity

6 CR
This course is designed to introduce the student to the principles that guide nursing action in meeting the needs of the chronically ill client. Multiple clinical sites will be utilized for a variety of experiences. Students will be required to use an acceptable electronic device to participate in the course, i.e., laptop, iPad, Surface Pro. Chromebooks are not compatible with program requirements.  See the following link for acceptable electronic device minimum requirements:  https://examsoft.force.com/emcommunity/s/article/Examplify-Minimum-System-Requirements. [64-96-160] Lab Fee

Additional Information: Formal admission to the Nursing Program required.
Requisites: Take NURS 141  and NURS 160  with at least a grade of C.
General Education Requirement: Critical Thinking - Applied Core
Course Learning Outcomes:
  1. Complete NURS 150, Chronic Physiologic Integrity, course orientation.
  2. Provide nursing care for clients with chronic alterations of the immune system.
  3. Explain the nursing interventions related to the perioperative client.
  4. Provide nursing care for clients with chronic alterations in comfort.
  5. Analyze mental health concepts.
  6. Provide nursing care for clients with chronic alterations of the endocrine system.
  7. Provide nursing care for clients with chronic alterations in the nervous system.
  8. Provide nursing care for clients with chronic alterations in the cardiovascular system.
  9. Provide nursing care for clients with chronic alterations in hematology.
  10. Provide nursing care for clients with chronic alterations in the respiratory system.
  11. Provide nursing care for clients with chronic alterations of the gastrointestinal system.
  12. Provide nursing care for clients with chronic alterations of the renal/urinary system.
  13. Provide nursing care for clients with chronic alterations in the musculoskeletal system.
  14. Examine nursing care at the end of life.
  15. Demonstrate professional behaviors.
  16. Demonstrate caring behaviors.
  17. Communicate effectively with peers/staff/instructors.
  18. Communicate therapeutically with clients and families.
  19. Collect data with supervision.
  20. Report abnormal data.
  21. Document assessments, care, and client responses with supervision.
  22. Provide health care instruction to clients.
  23. Participate in planning nursing care.
  24. Perform nursing skills following established standards.
  25. Administer medication with assistance.