Sep 30, 2020  
TCC Catalog 2017-18 
TCC Catalog 2017-18 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

NUR2242C Nursing Concepts III

5 credit hour(s)
Prerequisite(s): NUR2260C .
Corequisite(s):  ,  .
This course is the third of four Nursing Concepts courses, and it builds upon the basic principles of nursing presented in NUR1020C , NUR1213C , NUR1440C  and NUR1520C , as well as knowledge from all prerequisite courses. The focus of this course is disorders and conditions common to the general population, the knowledge and understanding of which is essential for safe nursing practice. Concepts include the cardiac, blood, and lymph systems; immune; renal; and respiratory systems. The use of the nursing process provides a framework for student learning and encourages critical thinking. Geriatric and nutritional considerations will be included. Lab experience will reinforce basic and intermediate skills presented in NUR1020C Fundamental Concepts of Nursing , NUR1213C Nursing Concepts I  and   and will present additional intermediate and advanced skills. Clinical experience will provide opportunities for the student to apply knowledge in the acute care setting. Lecture: 45 hours; Lab/Simulation/Clinical: 90 hours. Does not count toward A.A. degree.