Jul 21, 2024  
Butler Community College 2019-20 Catalog 
Butler Community College 2019-20 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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NR 243. Patient Centered Care (PCC) 3: Complex Physical and Mental Health Problems

Credits: 7
Prerequisite(s): NR 122 , NR 117 , NR 262 , and BI 250 , all with a C or better, or concurrent enrollment in BI 250.

Corequisite(s): NR 218  and NR 263 .

This course will enable the student to care for a group of patients with complex physical and/or mental health problems with unpredictable outcomes. The student will utilize nursing judgment to prioritize evidence-based care to patients across the lifespan experiencing complex health problems. The student will incorporate patient care technologies, information systems, and communication devices that support safe nursing practice for patients. The student will demonstrate previous and new knowledge, skills, and attitudes to care for and communicate therapeutically with both patients with complex health problems across the lifespan and the patients’ families. The student will collaborate with the multidisciplinary healthcare team to enhance patient centered care and to evaluate the effectiveness of teaching and learning for diverse patient populations.

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