Nurs 317 - Holistic Adult Health Nursing I

This course will focus on nursing care and the application of the nursing process in the care of the adult experiencing selected pathophysiological processes affecting body regulatory mechanisms. This course builds upon basic nursing knowledge and skills established during the first year of the program. Opportunities to apply theoretical concepts and perform nursing skills specific to adult clients are provided through faculty guided learning experiences will include home health/hospice programs at Chadron Community Hospital, Chadron, NE, and Bennett County Hospital, Martin, SD, the acute care hospital setting at VA Medical Center, Hot Springs, SD, and the Emergency Room setting of the Pine Ridge Indian Health Services Hospital of Pine Ridge, SD.