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FOUND OF NURSING: CHRONIC ILLNESS I (NRS 111 OH )
Hybrid: HYBRID CLASS
Instructor(s): Lightfield, Molly

Winter 2022
Department: NRS
Credits: 6.00
Status: Open (9 out of 24 seats)
Meeting Type: Hybird
Note: $450.00 course fee

Course Schedules:
Day & Time Date(s) Location
T 6:45AM-5:00PM  1/3/2022-3/18/2022  TBA 
MWR 9:00AM-10:30AM  1/3/2022-3/18/2022  Tech-Lab Building 104 

Course Description:
Introduces assessment and common interventions (including technical procedures) for clients with chronic illnesses common across the life span in major ethnic groups within Oregon and Idaho. The client's and family's "lived experience" of the condition is explored. Clinical practice guidelines and research evidence are used to guide clinical judgments in care of individuals with chronic conditions. Multidisciplinary team roles and responsibilities are considered in the context of delivering safe, high quality health care to individuals with chronic conditions (includes practical and legal aspects of delegation). Cultural, ethical, legal and health care delivery issues are explored through case scenarios and clinical practice. Case exemplars include children with asthma, adolescents with a mood disorder, adults with Type 2 Diabetes, and older adults with dementia. The course includes classroom and clinical learning experiences. Prerequisite: NRS 110 Co-requisite: NRS 230 & NRS


Course Requisites:
Course prerequisite: Take NRS110

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