Apr 25, 2018  
2017-2018 Chesapeake College Catalog 
    
2017-2018 Chesapeake College Catalog
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NUR 220+ - Complex Healthcare Needs

6 credits
Roles of the nurse within the healthcare delivery system are integrated with emphasis on the role of provider-of-care, manager-of-care, and member of the profession in relation to meeting the multiple and complex healthcare needs of individuals, families groups, and communities. Building on prior nursing courses, theoretical knowledge from the humanities, physical, biological, and behavioral sciences and nursing research are integrated. Critical thinking, caring, communication, and management skills and professional behaviors culminate in the development of an individualized practice of nursing. This course provides a variety of specialized clinical settings to support implementation of the nursing process when caring for clients with multiple and complex healthcare needs. [SPRING] Course Fee. Three and one-half hours lecture per week for 15 weeks with an average of 15 clinical hours per week for seven and one-half weeks.
Prerequisite(s): NUR 210+ , SOC 161 , COM 101 . Prereq/Corequisite:
G.Ed. Arts and Humanities Elective. Corequisite: NUR 230+ .



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