Alterations in Adult Health I

Course Code

NUR 102


Introduces the Practical Nurse to basic concepts necessary for assessing and meeting nursing care needs of the adult and older individual. The course focuses on the concepts of acute and chronic illness pain management fluid and electrolyte balance perioperative care oncology death and dying infection and inflammation and shock syndromes. Common disorders of the musculoskeletal integumentary respiratory and reproductive systems are presented. Relevant psychosocial and ethno cultural concepts and legal and ethical implications are integrated throughout.

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The instructor was very hands on and helpful. My education allowed me to pass the first level state water operators exam and acquire a license.

Paul O’Conner
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