2010-2011 Catalog 
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2010-2011 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

NURS 260 - Concepts of Nursing Practice IV

Lecture - Lab - Credit Hours: 4.5-10.5-8
This course provides the student with experiences that continue the development of the nurse’s role as provider and member of the health care team with focus on the role of manager of client care. This course facilitates the student’s synthesis of learning by incorporating the role of the professional nurse as provider, manager and member of the nursing discipline with the care of medically complex clients across the lifespan. The student will continue to build upon the curriculum threads, utilizing the nursing process critical thinking, effective communication and the teaching-learning process to assist clients in meeting multiple health care needs.Prerequisite: Minimum grade “C” in NURS 250 . Must take SOC 290  prior to or concurrently.

NOTE: All clinical sessions of NURS 150 , NURS 160 , NURS 250 , and 260 are scheduled as continuous sessions with each contact hour running 60 minutes to conform to Illinois Department of Professional Regulation program approval stipulations. Nursing practicums may include evening hours and are offered at a variety of clinical agencies including hospitals and extended care facilities.