College Credit Course Description: NUR 2243C

NUR 2243C Adult Health Nursing II — 8 Credit Hours
Prerequisites: NUR 2313C, NUR 2421C and NUR 1081. Corequisite: NUR 2244C. This 12-week course is a continuation of the study of clients with medical and surgical problems from the young adult years through senescence. The focus is on high acuity nursing with emphasis placed on critical illness and acute injury. Problems in the following areas will be discussed: nutrition and metabolism; cardiac and peripheral vascular disorder; respiratory disorders; muscular-skeletal disorders; neurological and sensory disorder and reproductive disorders. Selected clinical experiences will be afforded students in critical care, acute care, subacute, and specialty hospitals. Thirteen contact hours: three lecture hours, ten laboratory hours.