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Active as of Fall Semester 2016

I. General Information

1. Course Title:
Professional Nursing Concepts II

2. Course Prefix & Number:
NURS 2540

3. Course Credits and Contact Hours:

Credits: 6

Lecture Hours: 6

Lab Hours: 0

4. Course Description:

This is the second course in a three-semester sequence which emphasizes use of the nursing process and nursing judgment to assess, plan, and implement nursing interventions to promote safe, quality care and human flourishing for individuals, families, and groups experiencing alterations in physiological, psychosocial, sociocultural, spiritual, and developmental integrity. Concepts related to teaching/learning needs in the RN role in providing education to prevent, preserve, and restore health and human flourishing are integrated. Content includes caring for clients across the lifespan. This course focuses on the pathophysiology and RN role for the following concepts: Cognitive-Perceptual Pattern: Mental Health, Activity-Exercise Pattern: Cardiovascular, Circulatory, and Hematological Function, Activity-Exercise Pattern: Gas Exchange and Respiratory Function, Normal /Intra/Postpartum and Newborn Care, and Nutritional-Metabolic Pattern: Fluid and Electrolytes.

5. Placement Tests Required:

Accuplacer (specify test): No placement tests required Score:

6. Prerequisite Courses:

NURS 2540 - Professional Nursing Concepts II

All Course(s) from the following...
Course CodeCourse TitleCredits
NURS 1544Professional Nursing Concepts Icr.
NURS 1545Professional Nursing Practicum Icr.

9. Co-requisite Courses:

NURS 2540 - Professional Nursing Concepts II

There are no corequisites for this course.