Jan 20, 2022  
2020-2021 Catalog 
2020-2021 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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NURS 271 - Advanced Nursing Concepts 1

10 credits

Completion of NURS 173  and NURS 139  with a grade of “B-” or better.

Students learn concepts related to the care of individuals, across the lifespan, experiencing acute complex alterations in health within the family and community context. Students collaborate with members of the health care team to plan and implement safe quality care in a variety of settings. This course continues to build on psychosocial and nutritional concepts.

Theory Hours
6 theory hours.

Guided Practice Hours
12 clinical hours per week.

Vocational Program Course
Vocational program course.

AA General Elective
May be used as a general elective in the AA degree.

Course Outcomes
By the completion of the course the student will be able to:

  • Analyze assessment data for complex health alterations to ensure safe patient-centered care & quality outcomes
  • Model leadership & collaboration in caring for multiple patients of diverse populations
  • Develop an individualized patient-centered nutritional teaching plan for patients with complex health alterations using current evidence (N)
  • Integrate technology in planning & delivering safe patient care
  • Utilize Clinical Judgment & Evidence Based Practice to distinguish differences/similarities of acute/complex alterations in “common” and specialty populations across the lifespan (PS)
  • Examine nutritional issues for clients with complex clinical nutrition issues (N)

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