NURS 2209 - Nursing II, 9 Credits

Prerequisite(s): BIOL 1404 with C or better and ( NURS 1108 with C or better or NURS 1109 with C or better ) and BIOL 2504 with C or better *


Level: Lower

Course Attributes: Clinical Liability Insurance

In Nursing II, the student uses the nursing process to assess, plan, implement, and evaluate nursing care to meet basic needs of clients with major health concerns. Health problems are studied in depth with emphasis on therapeutic communication, client education and prevention. Areas of concentration include: crisis, maternal-child health, the surgical experience, diabetes, and caring for individuals with respiratory, cardiovascular and gastrointestinal problems. The campus lab continues to be used for the acquisition, practice and evaluation of technical skills. In the clinical area, the student cares for clients whose conditions are relatively stable and predictable. Observational experiences include rotations to obstetrics, operating and recovery rooms. The student uses a variety of methods to acquire competence in learning objectives and demonstrates increased responsibility for learning.