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.
Clinical Liability - $15 per semester