Two hours lecture. Prerequisites: NURS 710, NURS 712, NURS 713, NURS 716; or permission of faculty. Co-requisite: NURS 721. This course is designed to prepare the student to practice advanced nursing skills and clinical judgment with clients, families, and groups experiencing acute conditions in diverse settings and cultures. Emphasis is on analyzing, synthesizing, and applying current nursing, family, behavioral, and other health care theories and research related to individuals and families across the lifespan. The focus includes risk assessment, wellness promotion, health protection, health restoration, management of acute conditions, coordination of services, collaboration with other providers, and appropriate referral.
Spring 2019, Spring 2018, Spring 2017, Spring 2016