PN 121

PN Nursing Care II

The focus of this course is to expand on concepts from PN Nursing Care 101. There is a focus on mental health and medical-surgical concepts across the lifespan and in a variety of healthcare settings. The course will focus on summarizing the pathophysiology of diseases and disorders to provide comprehensive care for patients. Students will also learn how to document and communicate patient needs effectively to patients and families, as well as members of the healthcare team. The course will emphasize safe patient care for patients with diverse backgrounds. Methods of dosage calculation and medication administration are covered. The PN scope of practice will be a significant focus of the course, including delegation and collaboration with the RN. Prerequisite: BIO 105 or BIO 111/112, PN 101, PN 102, Corequisite: PN 122