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Hagerstown Community College / HCC

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2022-2023 Catalog 
    Jul 14, 2024  
2022-2023 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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NUR 231 - Nursing Care of the Acute and Chronically Ill Adult III

Prerequisite: NUR 230 .
(4 Credits)
This is a hybrid course and is a sequence to NUR 230 . Additional emphasis will be placed on preparing students to assume an even greater responsibility for organizing, managing, and delivering care to clients with life threatening situations or complex health problems. Complex critical care concepts and advanced technical skills are introduced. Focus moves from maintenance and promotion of health to utilization of emergency measures, monitoring devices and life-support equipment. Clinical experiences are provided in a capstone clinical at regional facilities. In order to progress in the Nursing Program, a grade of 77% or above must be achieved on all exams and a 77% or above must be attained on all course requirements. A grade of 90% or above must be attained on a dosage calculations exam in this course. Course fee required. Total of 38 hours of lecture, 22 hours of simulation exercises, and 60 hours of clinical.

Semesters Offered: Fall and Spring Only, All Years.

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