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NUR 216 ADVANCED CONCEPTS OF M/S NURSING II (5)
Nursing 216 is a continuation of Nursing 206, focusing on complex medical/surgical conditions of the high acuity patient. Builds on medical/surgical nursing theory, mental health concepts, communication, collaboration, caring, and critical thinking/clinical reasoning necessary for safe, patient-centered nursing care to developmentally and culturally diverse adult patients experiencing high acuity medical/surgical conditions. Incorporates evidence-based practice, quality improvement, professional standards, and legal and ethical responsibilities of the professional nurse as applied in the acute care and high acuity settings. Application of knowledge and skills occurs in a variety of clinical settings.
156 Contact Hours (34.5 lecture hours, 121.5 clinical hours). Prerequisites: Completion of preceding nursing coursework with a grade of C or above.