Mar 25, 2019  
College Catalog 2018-2019 
College Catalog 2018-2019 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

NUR 261 Advanced Concepts of Activity and Rest

Credits: (1)
This course provides the key concepts necessary to develop a plan of care for individual or groups of patients with activity and rest needs related to disorders of the musculoskeletal system. The course will cover advanced techniques for the assessment of this system. Principles of nursing care are emphasized for patients undergoing orthopedic interventions or who are affected by chronic or acute musculoskeletal disease or deformity. Management of care issues will be explored in the context of current professional standards and evidence-based practice. Time required for completion of this course is dependent on the individual learner; however, it is expected that students will spend at least 45 hours in study and classroom activity. Prerequisite(s): Matriculation in Nursing.