NSG4060: Caring for Adults IV

Area of Study
Credits 2.0
This course concentrates on caring for critically ill adults. Content includes caring for patients experiencing acts of bioterrorism, conditions of cardiac failure, dysrhythmias, respiratory failure, Multiple Organ Failure, multiple traumas, and shock requiring care in emergent and critical care settings. The challenge of holistic caring in high technologic environments is addressed. Concepts of pathophysiology, pharmacotherapeutics, and holistic assessment are integrated throughout the course to promote assimilation of learning. 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.