Course Descriptions

NUR 312, ADVANCED HEALTH ASSESSMENT 

2 semester hours


Concentration in the assimilation of previous knowledge of skills of health assessment. Demonstration of skills in performing a health assessment on healthy individuals across the adult life span utilizing the nursing process, adult growth, and development theories, and roles of the Registered Nurse. The student demonstrates advanced skills utilizing a culturally competent, client centered approach.

 

NUR 402, NURSING CARE of the OLDER ADULT

3 semester hours

Related concepts of the normal and pathological changes of aging, commonly encountered diseases of aging, and the broad psychosocial, cultural, and public health knowledge required to provide holistic care for the older adult will be examined. Emphasis will be placed on providing critical information needed to engage in the nursing process of assessing, diagnosing, planning, and evaluation outcomes of care.