Cochise College

CATALOG 2014-15

NUR 232 ‡ Nursing III (10)

Prerequisite(s): NUR 123 and NUR 124, both with a grade of B or better, and PSY 240.

In this third-semester course in the nursing program, the focus is on the problems and the physical and psychosocial health needs of acutely-ill adult clients. Topics include the framework for effective communication and the nursing process with emphasis on intervention and evaluation. A clinical setting helps students develop competence in discharge planning, community nursing, and leadership. Students utilize knowledge of new developments in health care to adapt to changes in the field and to be proactive in the nursing profession.

6 hours lecture, 12 hours laboratory.

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