NSG3045: Caring for Adults II - Practice

Area of Study
Credits 3.0
This clinical practice course is designed to provide the student with application of theoretical content from NSG3044. Utilizing supervised acute, rehabilitative and community-based clinical experiences provides nursing care practice for adults and geriatric adults experiencing health problems primarily in the areas of neurology, integumentary and sensory alterations. Emphasis is placed on utilizing the nursing process to provide holistic care for a culturally diverse population. 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. Students develop increased nursing skills, including problem solving and decision making, as they work toward becoming independent. The student must receive a satisfactory clinical evaluation in order to receive a passing grade for this course.