Nursing Care of the Adult Theory I

Credits: 4

Prerequisite: BIOL 1240 Health and Disease in the Human Body, ENGL 1276 College Composition, HPPC 1002 Medical Terminology, HPPC 1000 Medical Dosages, and HPPC 1004 Pharmacology. Must be admitted to the Practical Nursing program.

Co-Requisite: none

This course will focus on the care of adults and older adult clients and assists the student in applying the concepts of the health-illness continuum, nursing process and holism in health promotion, and illness prevention. Students will study the disease processes, as well as nursing management for the client with respiratory, cardiovascular, hematological, lymphatic, endocrine and immune disorders. Application of pathophysiology, nutrition and pharmacology concepts are applied to common diseases discussed in the course.

Transfer Curriculum Goal(s): none