Nursing Care of the Adult Theory I

Credits: 4

This course will focus on the care of adults and older adult clients and assists the student to apply the concept of the health-illness continuum, nursing process and holism in health promotion and illness prevention. Students will study the disease processes, as well as nursing management for the client with respiratory, cardiovascular, hematological, lymphatic, endocrine and immune disorders. Application of pathophysiology, nutrition and pharmacology concepts are applied to common diseases discussed in the course.