FULL-TIME | WINNIPEG LOCATIONS BRIPF-NA Bridging Pathway for Internationally Educated Nurses

Courses and Descriptions

NURS-1042Nursing Management of Acute Conditions

This course focuses on reviewing nursing care of adults experiencing acute changes in health status. Client centered care, differences across the lifespan and the effects of sudden illness or injury on individuals and their significant others are examined. The role of the nurse in assisting clients and families to engage in health promotion, prevention, and management of acute health conditions is explored. Using exemplars of common acute alterations in health status, students will apply the nursing process and clinical decision-making. This course builds on the Internationally Educated Nurse’s prior nursing knowledge and will review basic theory/concepts of medical/surgical nursing, diagnostic tests, and common treatments.
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