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2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog 
2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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NURS 498 - Advanced Critical and Progressive Care Nursing

(2 S.H.) (Elective for Registered Nurses Only)

This course is specifically designed for Registered Nurses currently caring for adults in critical or progressive/acute care nursing units. Course content is designed to meet knowledge requirements for practice and/or certification in critical care or progressive care nursing and as such, promotes continuing excellence in the nursing profession. Course content will be based on topic and certification blueprints established by the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN) Certification Corporation. The emphasis of learning activities will (1) address clinical judgment in the eight major categories including cardiovascular, pulmonary, endocrine, hematology/immunology, neurology, gastrointestinal, renal, and multisystem; and (2) explore concepts of professional caring and ethical practice in nursing. National certification exam is an option for specific sections of the course. Grade or P/NC. Offered spring semester.

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