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PROMOTION OF CLIENT HEALTH IN ACUTE CARE (4 cr.)
This course provides learning opportunities that analyze and apply concepts and skills essential to intervening with clients. The patterns of knowing in nursing are used as the theoretical framework for the nursing process. Emphasis is placed on the development of cognitive, interactive, and psychomotor skills in all the phases of the nursing process. You will assume the role of collaborator, client advocate, and research consumer in addition to the role of caregiver and educator while interacting with adult clients in acute care settings. Learning opportunities in lab facilitate your analysis and application of concepts and skills essential to intervening with clients. The course has classroom, lab, and clinical components involving synthesis of concepts and processes. Prerequisites: NURS 3100, 3250, 3270. Co-requisites: NURS 3400.