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ACCN 5553 - Emergency Nursing: Care of the Acutely III and Injured - Part A

Credit(s): 3
Lecture Hours Schedule Type: Online
This is the first of a two-part course, which describes the nursing care of the acutely ill and injured patients in the emergency department. There is an emphasis on pathophysiology as a basis for assessing, triaging, planning, implementing and evaluating care (the nursing process). The course begins with a discussion of factors common to all patients and/or emergency departments. The remaining units focus on acute illnesses and injuries for selected body systems for adults. Special considerations for elderly and children are also presented. Illness and injuries are grouped according to the patient’s presenting complaint or predominant physiologic abnormality.

Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s): ACCN 5531  and ACCN 5551  or approval of department chair.