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NURS 438 Nursing Care and Adolescent/Young Adult Health
Prerequisites: All 300 level NURS courses
The promotion, maintenance, and restoration of health in adolescent and adults are explored. Emphasis is placed on acute care nursing including complex illnesses, traumatic disorders and multisystem disorders. Students examine the impact of physiological, sociocultural, economic, and psychological environment on health care practices. Healthy adaptation to decrease risk-taking behavior is also addressed. Concurrent clinical experiences provide the student opportunities to incorporate theory, research, and critical thinking skills in a variety of health care settings.