|Prerequisites||NURS 220, NURS 225, NURS 230, NURS 240, NURS 255, NURS 265|
|Postrequisites||NURS 340, NURS 375, NURS 410, NURS 420, NURS 425, NURS 430, NURS 445, NURS 460, NURS 320|
This course focuses on the application of the nursing process in the provision of primary, secondary, and tertiary prevention and strengthening the adult patient/client lines of defense and resistance to environmental stressors. The student will provide care for the patient/client experiencing designated stressors affecting the physiological, psychological, sociocultural, developmental, and spiritual variables. The student will provide care within the acute care environment. Both didactic and clinical portions of the course are built on the principles of effective nursing leadership, research, evidence-based practice, and safe delivery of wholistic care. This course includes two credit hours of theory (30 clock-hours) and two credit hours of clinical (90 clock-hours).