2018-2019 Catalog 
    
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2018-2019 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

RNSG 1341 - Common Concepts of Adult Health


3 Credits (3 hrs. lec.) Basic integration of the role of the professional nurse as a provider of patient-centered care, patient safety advocate, member of health care team, and member of the profession. Study of the common concepts of caring for adult patients and families with medical-surgical health care needs related to body systems, emphasizing knowledge, judgment, skills, and professional values within a legal/ethical framework. This course lends itself to a blocked approach. Prerequisite: RNSG 1144  and BIOL 2402 ; Corequisite: RNSG 1261  and BIOL 2420  
Course Outcomes
1 - Explain the roles of the professional nurse in caring for adult patients and families.
2 - Utilize critical thinking skills and a systematic problem-solving process in providing care for adult patients and families with common health needs.