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NURS 111X Acute Care Nursing I Theory • 6 Cr.

Description:

The first of four medical-surgical courses focusing on acute and chronic health dysfunctions in the adult client. These include nursing and pharmacological management of clients with a variety of medical and surgical diagnosis. Prerequisite: NURS 110X.

Outcomes:

After completing this class, students should be able to:

  • Discuss the etiology, pathophysiology, nursing management, pharmacotherapeutics, collaborative care and clinical manifestations of acute and chronic cardiovascular problems.
  • Discuss the nursing management, pharmacotherapeutics, collaborative care of the patient with pain.
  • Discuss the nursing management, pharmacotherapeutics, collaborative care of a surgical patient.
  • Discuss the etiology, pathophysiology, nursing management, pharmacotherapeutics, collaborative care and clinical manifestations of acute and chronic renal disease.
  • Discuss the etiology, pathophysiology, nursing management, pharmacotherapeutics, collaborative care of a client with an infection or infectious disease.
  • Discuss the etiology, pathophysiology, nursing management, pharmacotherapeutics, collaborative care of patients with eye and ear disorders.
  • Discuss the etiology, pathophysiology, nursing management, pharmacotherapeutics, collaborative care and clinical manifestations of acute and chronic neurological problems.
  • Discuss the etiology, pathophysiology, nursing management, pharmacotherapeutics, collaborative care and clinical manifestations of a patient with diabetes.

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Bellevue College
3000 Landerholm Circle SE Bellevue, WA 98007-6484 U.S.A.
Work: (425) 564-1000