NUR 135◊ Promoting Adaptation II

5 credits

Last Update Effective: 8/24/14

Continues to build on the skills and processes introduced in NUR130◊. Emphasizes assessment and maintenance of the concepts and theories related to the physiologic needs of oxygenation, nutrition and elimination, and the complex processes of fluid, electrolyte, and acid-base balance; neurologic function, endocrine function and the senses. Introduces the psychosocial modes of self-concept, role function and interdependence. Basic pharmacological processes to promote adaptation are introduced. Only one 100-level nursing course may be repeated with approval by the Nursing Admission Committee.

Prerequisite: NUR 130◊; Admission to the Nursing program

Lecture: 3 hours

Clinical Laboratory: 2 hours

(course fee required)