NSG 1523 — Adult Health I 6 Credit hours 3.67 Contact hours
Provides opportunities to incorporate the nursing process in the care of adult patients. The characteristics of the individual are studied with a major focus placed on the common health problems related to the human needs of oxygenation (respiration), hydration, skin and tissue integrity, and physiological safety (hormonal). Evidence-based practice and critical thinking skills are emphasized. The student builds upon previously acquired knowledge from general education and applied general education course work. Clinical opportunities are provided for students to give safe and competent nursing care to patients in structured settings. "C" grade policy applies.
Prerequisites: BIO 1110, BHS 2110, NSG 1520
Corequisites: BIO 1120, NSG-1523C, NSG-1523L, PSY 1010 or SOC 1010.