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Active as of Fall Semester 2015



I. General Information

1. Course Title:
Professional Nursing Concepts Through The Lifespan II

2. Course Prefix & Number:
NURS 2502

3. Course Credits and Contact Hours:

Credits: 6

Lecture Hours: 6

Lab Hours: 0

4. Course Description:

This is the second course in a two-semester sequence in which complexity, application of knowledge, and evidence-based practice will be emphasized. There will be continued focus on use of the nursing process and nursing judgment to assess, plan, and implement nursing interventions to promote safe, quality, patient-centered 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, Pediatrics, Nutritional-Metabolic Pattern: Immunologic Function, Nutritional-Metabolic Pattern: Oncology, Nutritional-Metabolic Pattern: Endocrine Function, Cognitive-Perceptual Pattern: Neurologic Function, Nutritional-Metabolic Pattern Skin/Integrity: Integumentary, Cognitive-Perceptual Pattern: Sensorineural Function, Nutritional-Metabolic Pattern: Digestive and Gastrointestinal Function, Nutritional-Metabolic Pattern: Metabolic Function, and Activity-Exercise Pattern: Musculoskeletal.

5. Placement Tests Required:

6. Prerequisite Courses:

NURS 2502 - Professional Nursing Concepts Through The Lifespan II


All Course(s) from the following...
Course CodeCourse TitleCredits
NURS 2501Adaptation to Health & Illness Through The Lifespan I
NURS 2513Nursing Practicum I

9. Co-requisite Courses:

NURS 2502 - Professional Nursing Concepts Through The Lifespan II


All Credit(s) from the following...
Course CodeCourse TitleCredits
NURS 2514Nursing Practicum II