Prerequisite: ENGL 101, RNUR 234, RNUR 238, SOCI 160, COMM 100 & one of the following: HIST 120, HIST 121, POLS 135, POLS 136, POLS 137. This is the final of three adult nursing courses and is designed to prepare the student to transition to the role of the professional nurse. Students will expand their knowledge of therapeutic communication and skills related to health care technology. Concepts from previous nursing courses are integrated to provide comprehensive nursing care to select adult clients and their families experiencing multisystem failure/trauma. Students use the nursing process to organize and manage care in conjunction with other health team members. Critical thinking, developmental stages, cultural/ethnic diversity, and legal/ethical issues are implemented in the care planning process. Clinical laboratory practice occurs in primary, secondary, and tertiary settings with diverse client populations and includes a concentrated practicum which prepares the student to enter the work force. A community health nursing experience if incorporated in theory and clinical practice.
The purpose of this schedule is to provide information. It does not constitute a contract. Classes may be added, combined or cancelled and instructors may be changed at the discretion of Metropolitan Community College.