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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:

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. 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: Mental Health, Fluid and Electrolytes, Renal and Urinary Tract Function, Cardiovascular, Circulatory and Hematological Function, Normal/Intra/Postpartum and Newborn Care, and High Risk Ante/Intra/Postpartum and Newborn Care.

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 I
NURS 1545Professional Nursing Practicum I

9. Co-requisite Courses:

NURS 2540 - Professional Nursing Concepts II

There are no corequisites for this course.