NR2705: Nursing Care IV

Credits 5 Lab Hours 3 Lecture Hours 2 Clinical Hours 0
Tiered Course Indicator
Five credit hours (5). Two (2) credit hour theory and three (3) credit hour clinical course. Builds upon the concepts, processes and competencies developed in Foundations of Nursing Care I through Nursing Care III, while expanding critical thinking, clinical judgment, and clinical reasoning. This course focuses upon nursing care for clients throughout the lifespan in acute and critical care settings. Physical and psychosocial assessment skills are expanded while applying the nursing process to provide and manage care for clients and families. The role of the nurse is enhanced as both a provider, leader, and manager of care. Clinical experience will provide an opportunity to increase skills and knowledge of communication, client teaching, nursing leadership and integrate as a member of the healthcare team.


Pre-requisite: Completion of Nursing Care III and Pharmacology III with a grade of ā€˜Cā€™ or higher.