2019-2020 Catalog 
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2019-2020 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

RNSG 1341 - Common Concepts of Adult Health

Credit Hours: 3
Contact Hours - Lecture: 3
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  
Student Learning 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.