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NURS 6398 MSE Adult Health Theory (Fall: 6 )

Course Description

The theoretical basis of nursing care for adult patients with acute health problems or exacerbations of chronic health problems is addressed. Emphasis is placed on the selection of evidenced-based interventions, evaluation of interventions, and use of evaluative data in refining the plan of care for the adult patient. Discussions focus on the role of the primary nurse in the acute care setting including the importance of communication, collaboration, discharge planning, and health teaching. The nurse's role in patient safety and quality improvement is also discussed.


Prerequisites: Enrolled in the MSE program; NURS6397.

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Last Updated: 24-Jun-17