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Unformatted text preview: 8-17-09UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDACOLLEGE OF NURSINGCOURSE SYLLABUSFALL 2009COURSE NUMBERNUR 3218, Section 8256COURSE TITLEAdult and Elderly Conceptual BasesCREDITS6PLACEMENTBSN Program - Accelerated TrackPREREQUISITESAll Courses in Semester OneCOREQUISITESNUR 3218L:Adult and Elderly LaboratoryNGR 6101:Theory and Research for NursingFACULTYOFFICEPHONEOFFICE HOURSLaura Sutton, PhD, ACNS, BCHPNP 3228 273-6358 Tuesday 12:00-1:00 pm [email protected] 214-6303 cellWednesday 3:304:30 pmClinical Assistant Professor, Course Coordinator &amp; by appointment Lori Thomas, PhD, ARNP, ACNP-BC/ANP-BCHPNP 3226273-6390 Monday 12:002:00 [email protected] &amp; by appointmentClinical Assistant ProfessorDEPARTMENT CHAIRMaxine Hinze, PhD, RN, CNLHPNP 3230 273-6394Mondays 11:00 1:00 [email protected] or &amp; by appointmentClinical Assistant Professor 273-6431 Vivian Brown, Program AssistantCOURSE DESCRIPTIONThis course provides the student with a theoretical basis for providing nursing care to clients from diverse populations. Emphasis is on application of functional health patterns in the nursing process for client care. Focus is on development of critical thinking skills needed to promote, maintain, and restore wellness to adult and elderly clients.COURSE OBJECTIVESUpon completion of this course, the student will be able to:1.Utilize theories and concepts from the biological, social, psychological, and nursing sciences in analyzing the health care management of adult and elderly clients.2.Demonstrate critical thinking skills in the analysis of the health care needs of adult and elderly clients in a variety of environments and health care delivery systems.NUR 3218 Fall 2009 Sutton/Thomas Final Copy18-17-093.Employ the nursing process to analyze the promotion, maintenance, and restoration of wellness and the management of illness in adults and elderly clients within developmental, cultural, and environmental contexts.4.Apply theories and concepts of grief, death, and dying in the analysis of health care management of adult and elderly clients and families.5.Discuss legal and ethical guidelines for nursing care of adult and elderly clients in a variety of health care delivery systems....
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This note was uploaded on 12/18/2009 for the course NUR 3218 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '08 term at University of Florida.
- Fall '08