NRS 206 Complex Health Alterations

NRS 206- Complex Health Alterations

Course Outline

Course Number & Name:  NRS 206 Complex Health Alterations

Credit Hours: 8.0           Contact Hours:            Lecture:  3.0                       Lab/Clinical:  15.0         

Prerequisites:  Grade of “C” or better in NRS114, BIO 211.

Co-requisites:   SOC101, BIO 251, HST XXX*                                                    Concurrent Courses:  None

*Note for the HST XXX: General Education requirements – Historical Perspective (3 credits)
Choose one of the following history courses: HST 101, HST 102, HST 111, HST 112, HST 121, HST 122, HST 131, HST 132, HST 134, HST 135, HST 136, HST 137, HST 161, or HST 162 (one 3-credit course)

Course Description: In this course, students provide safe, culturally sensitive care to patients across the lifespan including childbearing and childrearing families, and who experience commonly occurring complex health alterations. This course enables students to further refine their expertise through the utilization of current best evidence, and sound clinical judgment to deliver safe care in collaboration with other members of the health care team. Laboratory and clinical activities focus on the development of a comprehensive teaching plan and quality improvement activities. Students will practice management and prioritization skills while providing safe quality care for multiple patients within the context of family or significant group.

Course Goals: Upon successful completion of this course, students should be able to do the following:

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