RN2216: THEORIES AND CONCEPTS FOR REGISTERED NURSING II
Prerequisites: Acceptance into the Registered Nursing program and RN 2116.
Co-requisite: RN 2215
The course focuses on the prevention of illness, maintenance of health and the restoration of wellness in the care of clients and families experiencing major dysfunctions in adaptation. The nursing process is the methodology used to assist clients and families toward achieving optimal health. Principles of growth and development throughout the life cycle, utilization of research findings, principles of communication in crisis, and the role of the nurse in crises situations are included in the course. Psycho social theories and concepts relevant to the care of the emotionally disturbed client and family are explored in depth.
Lecture: 6 hours; Ozark Allied Health Fee: $120, Ozark Registered Nursing Fee: $236.