Apr 11, 2021  
2016-17 College Catalog 
2016-17 College Catalog [ARCHIVED]

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NRS 235 - Adult Health IV Critical Care

The student employs critical thinking skills to blend normal physiology, pharmacology, and pathophysiology in developing a plan of care for the critically ill adult patient. An emphasis is placed on the use of the empirical patterns of knowing to understand and develop the plan of care. The Human Patient Simulator will be used extensively in this course to demonstrate the effects and treatment of disease processes in critically ill patients. Various monitoring techniques for the critically ill patient, including hemodynamic monitoring and EKG interpretation, will be used.

Co-requisites:  NONE

Prerequisites:  NRS 224  or NRS 223 

Credits: 3(Lec: 2 Lab: 3)

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