Nurs Physical/Mental Hlth II
Prerequisites: NURS 101, NURS 102, BIOL 203, BIOL 204. Adult, child and infant CPR certification. This course builds upon the skills, abilities, and knowledge developed in Nursing 101 and Nursing 102. The student will learn interpersonal, technical, and cognitive skills related to individualized nursing care of adults with common medical-surgical and mental health disorders. Learning activities are planned to develop the student's ability to think critically, to reason and form judgments, and to assess, analyze and resolve client-centered problems. The roles of nurse as provider of care, manager of care and member of the profession are further developed with increased complexity of client's needs. Clinical experiences are correlated with theory by selection of clients in acute care and mental health settings. The student is expected to demonstrate competency of selected nursing skills in the Nursing Lab. Four class hours and twelve clinical laboratory hours for seven weeks.