This course explores the pathophysiology and nursing interventions used in caring for individuals experiencing acute and chronic alterations in health that build on concepts, knowledge and skills introduced in practical nursing courses and the supporting sciences. Utilize evidence based practice, nursing judgement, therapeutic communication, and the nursing process as a framework for providing and managing nursing care to diverse individuals along the health illness continuum. Prerequisite: Acceptance into the Dakota Nursing Program - Associate Degree Nurse. Corequisites: NURS 224, NURS 226, and NURS 227. Enrollment Requirements: Student must be accepted in Associate Degree Nursing program to enroll. Questions, Call 701-224-5420.