NURS 421. Nursing of The Client With Complex Acute Needs: Clinical Laboratory. 1.5 Hour.

Theoretical concepts from NURS 420 are applied in a clinical laboratory setting. Critical thinking and the nursing process are used to provide therapeutic nursing interventions with client systems experiencing complex acute alterations in physiological and psychological functioning. Emphasis is on mastery of advanced assessment techniques and interdisciplinary communication. Opportunities are provided for application of the concepts for using technically advanced therapeutics which support physiological functioning and maintain hemodynamic stability. Prerequisite: Corequisite: NURS 420. LAB.