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College Catalog 2022-2023 
College Catalog 2022-2023 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

NURS 117 - Alterations in Health Care Needs

5 Credits
This course prepares students to provide safe and culturally competent nursing care by focusing on pathophysiologic changes indicating alterations in healthcare needs with an emphasis on the concepts affecting homeostasis, oxygen, and protection.

Course Outcomes

  1. Recall previously learned knowledge of physical assessment, growth and development, and nursing process to client care needs.
  2. Describe pathophysiologic changes that move a client from wellness to illness across the life span.
  3. Apply basic pharmacotherapeutic principles to alterations in health care needs including pharmacologic classes of medications.
  4. Describe evidence-based care management of pathophysiologic changes in client care needs.