This course is concerned with the individual who is seriously ill. It focuses on the nursing care of persons with genitourinary, hematological, immunological or oncological disorders. It has a special focus on care of persons receiving complex parenteral therapies. Emphasis is placed on assessment, establishing priorities of care, and the organization and utilization of the nursing care plan. Clinical experiences are provided on general medical-surgical units with an emphasis on oncology and renal care.
Note: Clinical may be scheduled early mornings, afternoons or evenings and is dependent on the clinical site. Clinical sites and times will be given at the first class meeting.
Prereq: Program admission; C or better in NUR175.
Coreq: Current American Heart Association Basic Life Support for Health Care Providers (CPR).