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College of Nursing

Course Syllabus

NUR240 - Adult Nursing Care II

Credit Hours: 8

Course Description

This course includes utilization of previously learned skills, in order to develop more in-depth application of the core components of the nursing process for adult clients experiencing complex health deviations. Emphasis is on the care of clients experiencing health deviations in the endocrine, cardiovascular, respiratory, renal, hematological, and immunological body systems, as well in regard fluid and acid-base balance. The nursing process and evidence-based practice will be utilized as the foundation for the discussion on the care of the patent.

Course Prerequisites

NUR220, NUR230, & NUR231 Course Co-Requisites: NUR241

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:

Assessment of Outcomes

Specified on the course schedule/outline

Grading System
Letter GradeRangeDefinition
A 90-100 Excellent
B 80-89 Above Average
C 70-79 Average
D 60-69 Below Average
F 0-59 Failing
W Withdrawal during weeks 1 - 7
WF Withdrawal failing after week 7
NF Failing – Not actively engaged

For more details about the Grading System, please see the current catalog.

Active Participation

Students must be actively engaged in the course. For a definition of active engagement, please see the current catalog.

Academic Integrity

Cheating and plagiarism are serious offenses against the University’s academic integrity and are consequently strictly prohibited. All students must familiarize themselves with the University policy on Academic Integrity.

Penalties for cheating and plagiarism are described in the University policy on Academic Integrity in the catalog. They include failure of the assignment, failure for the course, or dismissal from the University. For the complete Cheating/Plagiarism policy, please see the current catalog.

Students with Disabilities

Students who have disabilities that may impact their performance in this course should follow the process described under the heading Accommodations for the Disabled in the current catalog.

Discipline (Program) Specific Information

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