Nursing Theory IIA | St. Clair College
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The student will focus on nursing process in the care of clients and their support systems with common health alterations. These include but are not limited to skin/mucous membrane and tissue integrity alterations, altered immune functioning, risk for infection, potential complications; opportunistic infection, pain, fluid volume excess/deficit, hypovolemia, shock, hemorrhage and increased intracranial pressure. Students will learn how to assess and care for clients during the diagnostic phase, the perioperative period and through the experience of loss, separation and grief. This course will build on the understanding of adaptive behaviours in these systems explored in the Health Assessment Course and the first semester nursing theory and health course.