2022-2023 Academic Catalog 
    
    Jan 30, 2023  
2022-2023 Academic Catalog

NURS 281 - Complex Physiologic Integrity 2

6 CR
This course building on the content of NURS 273  and NURS 276 , and continues to focus on nursing care of clients with altered health states of an increasingly complex nature. Emphasis will be on critical thinking and decision-making skills. The clinical focus in this course is complex care management with a variety of clinical sites utilized. 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. [48-144-192] Lab Fee

Additional Information: Formal admission to the Nursing Program required.
Requisites: (1) Take NURS 141 , NURS 150 , NURS 155 , NURS 160 , NURS 273 , and NURS 276  with at least a grade of C (OR) (2) Take NURS 136 NURS 273 , and NURS 276  with at least a grade of C.
General Education Requirement: Critical Thinking - Applied Core
Course Learning Outcomes:
  1. Examine the nursing care of clients with complex alterations of the respiratory system.
  2. Examine the nursing care of clients with complex alterations in emergency/trauma and burns.
  3. Examine the nursing care of clients with complex alterations of the cardiovascular system.
  4. Examine the nursing care of clients with neurological trauma.
  5. Examine the nursing care of clients with complex alterations of the neurological system.
  6. Examine the nursing care of clients with complex alterations of the endocrine system.
  7. Examine the nursing care of clients with complex alterations of the gastrointestinal system.
  8. Examine the nursing care of clients with complex alterations of the renal/urinary system.
  9. Examine the nursing care of clients with complex alterations in the hematological system.
  10. Model caring behaviors.
  11. Model safe nursing practice.
  12. Utilize critical thinking in clinical decision making.
  13. Model professional behaviors.
  14. Establish and maintain effective communication techniques with clients and all members of the health care team.