|ATC||NURNP||2106||3||Clinical Emphasis - Critical Care|
This course is designed to develop a comprehensive theoretical and practical foundation for advanced nursing practice in the diagnosis and management of selected dysfunctions/alterations commonly seen in the critically ill adult. Didactic content focuses on information central to planning, implementing and evaluating therapeutic regimens for patients with problems commonly seen in the critical care setting. Through ongoing clinical experience, students implement the nursing process when caring for patients who are critically ill and apply the clinical decision-making process in care of patients. Aspects of health promotion and maintenance appropriate to these patients and families will also be emphasized.