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BSN 445: Concepts of Nursing in the Complex Patient

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BSN 445: Concepts of Nursing in the Complex Patient
Delivery Modality: Distance
Semester Credits: 3
Contact Hours: 45
Outside Preparation: An average of three (3) hours per week for every didactic credit hour
Typically Offered:
Prerequisites: BSN 366 (BSN 445 may be taken concurrently with the BSN 366 Audit)
Corequisites: None
Requisites: None
Description: This course focuses on pathophysiologic concepts and nursing management essential to critical care and emergency nursing in complex patient settings. The course will address ethical, moral, and legal issues as well as specific considerations for various procedures and specialty services encountered in the critical care environment. Learners will learn to apply the nursing process with complex patient situations and prioritize nursing care for clients with multiple complex needs.
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