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2013-2014 Undergraduate Catalog 
2013-2014 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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NURS 488 - Advanced Emergency Nursing

(2 S.H.)

This course is specifically designed for Registered Nurses currently caring for adult and pediatric patients in emergency or urgent care settings. Course content is designed to meet knowledge requirements for practice and/or certification in emergency nursing and as such, promotes continuing excellence in the nursing profession. Course content will be based on the current Certified Emergency Nurse (CEN) Blueprint established by Board for Certification in Emergency Nursing (BCEN). The emphasis of learning activities will address clinical judgment in the nursing care of patients with disruptions of the following systems: cardiovascular, gastrointestinal, genitourinary/gynecologic/obstetric, maxillofacial/ocular, neurologic, orthopedic/wound, psych/social, respiratory, substance abuse/toxicology, shock/multisystem, and medical emergencies. Patient care management and professional issues as included in the blueprint will also be incorporated. Prerequisites: Current license to practice as a Registered Nurse (RN). Current nursing experience in an emergency/urgent care environment. Offered every fall semester (dependent upon enrollment).

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