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NURS 2230 Adult Health Nursing Theory I (Fall/Spring: 3 )


Course Description

This course focuses on the theoretical basis of the nursing care of adults across the lifespan with altered states of health. Emphasis is placed on beginning application of the clinical reasoning process with a focus on frequently occurring nursing diagnoses, interventions and outcomes for adults, in particular older adults. Evidence-based practice and standards of care are integrated throughout the course. The role and responsibilities of the nurse in the acute care setting including those related to quality, safety, ethics and legal issues are emphasized. Cultural awareness is incorporated throughout the course.


Instructor(s): The Department

Prerequisites: NURS2070, NURS2120, NURS2121, NURS2080

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Last Updated: 14-Feb-14