Semester: Fall, Spring
Prerequisites: NUR 213, 234; previous or concurrent enrollment in BPS 333.
Catalog Description: Focuses on strategies and interventions to restore health to individuals across the life span who have acute health problems. Emphasis on the nursing process and theoretical foundation.
This course is designed to meet the changing learning needs of today's nursing student in acute care settings. It focuses on therapeutic nursing strategies and interventions used to restore health to individuals who are experiencing acute and/or complex health problems across the life continuum. Previous health and physical assessment knowledge as well as therapeutic communication principles are utilized to analyze deviations from health with attention to implications for the individual and family.
By the end of this course you will:
This course consists of a bi-weekly, three hour session, which includes lecture, class discussion, and the use of Turning Point technology. There are face to face examinations in addition to online assignments/quizzes via Sakai course management. This course is usually taken concurrently with NUR 324, which is the practicum component of Junior Medical-Surgical Nursing.
The topics covered in the course include:
This course is taught by multiple instructors, please refer to the URI Course Schedule.
This is a required nursing course that is taken after the completion of NUR 233/234 Fundamentals and Gerontology. It is a course which is necessary for development of the nursing management skills required in care of the hospitalized patient and their family.