NSG3034: Caring for Adults I - Practice

Area of Study
Credits 5.0
This clinical practice course is designed to provide the student with application of theoretical content from NSG3033. Students, utilizing therapeutic communication, provide nursing care for adults experiencing health problems. The clinical focus is related to adults experiencing cardiovascular, pulmonary, gastrointestinal, endocrine, cancer and immunological disorders. Emphasis is placed on the processes used to implement care and meet the needs of ill adults and their families. Components of Professionalism (competency, legal, ethical, political and economic issues) and Critical Thinking are incorporated throughout this course to enable students to integrate theory and practice. The student must receive a satisfactory clinical evaluation in order to receive a passing grade for this course. 4 credits/120 clinical hours. Course final grade is Pass or Fail (P/F)