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Winter 2022
Jan 19,2022
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NRS 222A - Foundations of Nursing in Acute Care 2 & End-of-Life
This course builds on Nursing in Acute Care I, focusing on more complex and/or unstable patient care situations, some of which require strong recognitional skills, rapid decision making, and some of which may result in death. The evidence base supporting appropriate focused assessments, and effective efficient nursing interventions is explored. Life span and developmental factors, cultural variables, and legal aspects of care frame the ethical decision-making employed in patient choices for treatment or palliative care within the acute care setting. Case scenarios incorporate prioritizing care needs, delegation and supervision, family and patient teaching for discharge planning or end-of-life care. Exemplars include acute psychiatric disorders, pregnancy-related complications, as well as acute conditions affecting multiple body systems.
Program Restriction: Must be admitted into the Nursing Program
4.000 Credit hours
40.000 TO 48.000 Lecture hours

Syllabus Available
Levels: Credit
Schedule Types: Lecture

Health Professions Division
Health Professions Department

Course Attributes:
Tuition, Career and Technical Education

Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels:     
      Credit
May not be enrolled in one of the following Colleges:     
      College Now
Must be enrolled in one of the following Majors:     
      Nursing

Corequisites:
NRS 222B

Prerequisites:
Credit level NRS 221A Minimum Grade of C and Credit level NRS 221B Minimum Grade of P

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