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Winter 2022
May 18,2022
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NRS 111A - Foundations of Nursing in Chronic Illness 1- Clinical Lab
This course introduces assessment and common interventions (including technical procedures) for clients with chronic illnesses common across the life span in major ethnic groups within Oregon. The client and family' "lived experience" of the illness, coupled with clinical practice guidelines and extant research evidence is used to guide clinical judgments in care to the chronically ill. Roles of multidisciplinary team in care of the chronically ill, and legal aspects of delegations are explored. Through case scenarios, cultural, ethical, health policy, and health care delivery system issues are explored in the context of the chronic illness care. Case exemplars include children with asthma, adolescent with a mood disorder, adult-onset diabetes, and older adults with dementia.
Program Restriction: Must be admitted into the Nursing Program
2.000 Credit hours
20.000 TO 24.000 Lecture hours

Syllabus Available
Levels: Credit
Schedule Types: Lecture

Health Professions Division
Health Professions Department

Course Attributes:
Tuition, Career and Technical Education

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