Adult Health I

NURS320 (Not Liberal Arts) $ Adult Health I 13 hrs. 7 crs. The Nursing Process is used to focus on caring for multicultural adult clients who have common, acute health deviations. Principles presented in the natural and behavioral sciences, humanities and nursing theory are integrated to assist students in synthesizing knowledge required for interventions to restore the client to his/her optimum level of wellness or to a peaceful death. Ethical, moral and legal issues in nursing practice are addressed. Nursing research and evidence-based practice are incorporated into the care of the adult client. Preq: Departmental permission required. Coreq: BIO 336; NURS 101; NURS 204; NURS 210. 4 hours lecture; 3 hours laboratory; 6 hours clinical.