NURS 220 : Health and Illness I

Credits

10

Class Hours

4 lecture and 18 lab

Prerequisites

"C" or higher in NURS 210 and NURS 211.

Corequisites

Semester Offered

Spring

Description

This course provides an opportunity for students to develop their assessment skills and utilize common nursing interventions for clients with illnesses common across the lifespan in communities in Hawai‘i. The client and family’s understanding and acceptance of their illness coupled with clinical practice guidelines and evidence-based research are used to guide clinical judgment in nursing care. Roles of the interdisciplinary team and legal aspects of delegation are explored in the context of nursing care. The cultural, ethical health policy and healthcare delivery system are explored.