NSG 577 Advanced Nursing Management of Adults with Chronic Health Needs and Problems, 3 credits

Students will develop competence in performing a comprehensive, ongoing health assessment of adults with chronic health problems. Clinical experience also will assist students to gain competence in the theory-based management of chronic health problems. Students will be guided by a preceptor in the implementation of clinical paths or protocols used in acute care or long-term settings for clinical management of adult chronic health problems and illnesses. Collaboration with other members of the health care team will be stressed. (A minimum of 90 hours of precepted clinical practice is required for this course.)

Corequisite: NSG 562