NG 312: Concepts of Nursing Care for Patients with Chronic and Acute, Unstable Conditions

Lecture Hours 7/week Clinical Hours 15/week Credits 12
This course provides for the acquisition and application of concepts of nursing, including communication, collaboration, caring, and clinical judgment necessary to provide, and delegate safe, quality, evidence-based, patient-centered nursing care to diverse patients across the lifespan experiencing chronic and acute, unstable mental health, medical, surgical, pediatric, and maternal-infant conditions requiring nursing care. Emphasis is placed on quality improvement, professional standards, and legal and ethical responsibilities of the nurse when caring for patients with chronic and acute, unstable conditions. Application of knowledge and skills occurs in the nursing skills laboratory and a variety of clinical settings.


BY 154 (BIOL 2404), BY 164 (BIOL 2414), EH 113 (ENGL 1013), EH 123 (ENGL 1023), MS 123 (MATH 1103), NG 107,NG 209, and PSY 213 (PSYC 1103)


3 credit hour computer course