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

NURS 208 - Major Acute Alterations in Health Care Needs

5 Credits
This course focuses on the patient-centered, culturally competent care of clients with major acute alterations in health throughout the lifespan. Focus is placed on a comprehensive understanding of the interrelationship of major concepts as well as accurate, timely provision of evidence-based caring interventions to maintain and support homeostasis.

Course Outcomes

  1. Recall previously learned knowledge of pathophysiologic changes and pharmacotherapeutics in the provision of evidence-based client-centered care.
  2. Interpret results of diagnostic testing.
  3. Interpret assessment findings associated with complications of acute alterations in health. 
  4. Analyze and utilize assessment and re-assessment data to proactively address complications and safety risks.