Feb 27, 2020  
2019-2020 Academic Catalog 
2019-2020 Academic Catalog
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NUR-2020 Physiological Integrity II: Nursing the Client with Multidimensional System Involvement

Credits 5
This course is designed to assist students in the theoretical and practical application of the nursing process to meet the health care needs of clients with complex, chronic disorders with multisystem involvement and rehabilitation needs. Physiologic and psychosocial adaptation, prevention and early detection, self-care will be emphasized, with a focus on outcomes management and synthesis of information. Pharmacological concepts will be integrated throughout the course content. Clinical experience will be provided in a variety of supervised healthcare settings.
Prerequisite(s): NUR-1010 NUR-1020 NUR-1030 NUR-1040 NUR-1050 NUR-1060 NUR-1070 .
Corequisite(s): NUR-2010 .
2.5 class/6 clinical/1.5 lab hours.
(Not offered summer.)

Course Outcomes
  1. Evaluate benefits of rehabilitation as a tertiary prevention strategy for the nursing care of patients with chronic disorders and diseases. 
  2. Analyze the effects of chronic neurologic and neuromuscular disorders on patients and families. 
  3. Evaluate nursing management of patients with chronic kidney disease and cirrhosis of the liver.  
  4. Formulate appropriate nursing care plan for patients with endocrine disorders.     
  5. Establish priorities of care for patients with connective tissue disorders.  
  6. Implement appropriate nursing care to support the cancer patient during diagnosis and treatment.

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