NURS 2220 Nursing 4 (8 cr)
This nursing course begins with a focus on caring for adults and their families with complex chronic and acute alterations in health. The course facilitates synthesis and application of nursing theory and evidence-based practice to complex health care situations. Utilization of principles of group functioning, the teaching-learning process, management, and leadership in providing care is incorporated. Opportunities are also provided for students to examine the complexities of caring for multiple patients. Selected learning experiences are planned within the laboratory, simulation, experiential education, and clinical settings for adult, medical surgical populations. Lecture 4 hours/week (4 cr), clinical lab 8 hours per week and experiential education hours required (4 cr).