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I. General Information

1. Course Title:
Professional Nursing Concepts III

2. Course Prefix & Number:
NURS 2545

3. Course Credits and Contact Hours:

Credits: 6

Lecture Hours: 6

Lab Hours: 0

4. Course Description:

The third course in a three-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. Teaching and learning principles for 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: Gas Exchange and Respiratory Function, Immunologic Function, Oncology, Endocrine Function, Neurologic Function, Integumentary, Sensorineural Function, Digestive, Gastrointestinal, and Hepatic and Reproductive Function.

5. Placement Tests Required:

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

6. Prerequisite Courses:

NURS 2545 - Professional Nursing Concepts III


All Course(s) from the following...
Course CodeCourse TitleCredits
NURS 2540Professional Nursing Concepts II
NURS 2541Professional Nursing Practicum II
NURS 2542Advanced Skills for the Professional Nurse

9. Co-requisite Courses:

NURS 2545 - Professional Nursing Concepts III

There are no corequisites for this course.