NUR 122 Universal Self-Care Requisites II

The focus of this course is on developmental self-care requisites of the middle to older adult. Concepts, principles, and therapeutic self-care demands of these developmental age groups are discussed. The universal self-care requisites of air, food, water, elimination processes, prevention of hazards and normalcy are reinforced throughout the course. Emphasis is on nursing interventions necessary to maintain health in patients with acute and/or chronic alterations in elimination and abnormal cellular proliferation. Skills include nasogastric/nasopharyngeal suctioning and intermittent/continuous tube feedings. Clinical practice complements theory presented.




Fall & Summer


3 HOURS (2-0.25-0.75); AASN