This course examines principles and practices of nursing adults with health problems. The focus is on the acquisition and application of knowledge in planning, implementing and evaluating the nursing care of clients requiring medical and surgical intervention. Holistic health care of individuals is highlighted. The course includes laboratory instruction in psychomotor skills. The clinical practicum enables the student to integrate theory and skills needed to provide nursing care.
Prerequisites: NURS 101, NURS 102, NURS 201, BIOL 131, BIOL 132, BIOL 133 with a grade of "C" or better in each course.
Corequisites: NURS 201, NURS 203, NURS 205, BIOL 220, BIOL 221, BIOL 222 with a grade of "C" or better in each course.