May 25, 2020  
NIACC Catalog 2018-2019 
NIACC Catalog 2018-2019 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ADN - 604 Nursing IV

(12 s.h.)

Prerequisite: All prerequisites and corequisites for course work in previous terms in the ADN program. ADN - 603 Nursing III .
Corequisite: SPC - 112 Public Speaking .
Nursing IV utilizes the nursing process with emphasis on evaluation in meeting client needs resulting from impairments relating to nutrition, elimination, and sensory stimulation throughout the life span. Pharmacological concepts, diet modification, psychosocial concepts, and health maintenance are integral considerations in the progressive development of the student’s knowledge and skills to meet the diverse needs of the client. Concepts of management, legal, and ethical aspects for the nursing profession and issues related to current trends are presented. Clinical experiences will focus on clients with complex needs. The management experience is the culmination of the student’s academic and clinical education in which the student will have an opportunity to care for a group of clients and apply basic skills in leadership and conflict management. Clinical experiences will include opportunities to apply nursing roles and the nursing process in a variety of care settings.

Lecture Hours: 105
Lab Hours: 0
Clinical Hours: 225
Work Experience Hours: 0

Equivalent to 90-211, ADNS-802.

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