NURS 202: Nursing V-Theory

Credits 4
Quarter Offered

Nursing 202 is a nursing theory course where student continue to explore increasingly complex alteration in health across the lifespan in the context of holistic assessment and care management, pharmacology, evidence based clinical decision making, concepts of caring, safety, patient teaching, collaboration, therapeutic communication, and professionalism. This class may include students from multiple sections.


Nursing Program Admittance

  1. Analyze relevant and abnormal data in the assessment of the acute and critically ill patient.
  2. Analyze evidence based information to make clinical judgments for acute and critically ill patients.
  3. Apply concepts of caring to clients with acute and critical alterations in health, and adapt care to in consideration of the client’s values, customs, culture, and/or habits.
  4. Correlate and analyze the performance of safe nursing care with desired physiologic and psychologic outcomes for acutely and critically ill clients.
  5. Identify components of patient teaching in the context of chronic and acute illness and critical illness.
  6. Apply the nursing process in the context of the acute illness and critical illness.
  7. Apply principles of collaborative decision making in the context of acute and critical illness.
  8. Identify appropriate communication to achieve positive client outcomes in the context of acute and critical illness.
  9. Identify ethical, legal and regulatory frameworks of nursing and standards and scope of nursing practice in the context of acute and critical illness.