NUR1 320 Special Topics: Acute and Critical Care (3 credits)

Offered by: Ingram School of Nursing (School of Nursing)


Nursing : The focus of this course is the management of acute and chronic illness situations, the impact of psychological, behavioral and biological responses of stress and illness and the impact this complex interplay has on the personal and contextual resources of the patients and their families. It will explore evidence informed management approaches to a range of symptoms and patient conditions as well as nurse sensitive indicators of care taking into account research evidence, clinical expertise, and patient preferences.

Terms: Winter 2018

Instructors: Mélanie Gauthier (Winter)

  • Prerequisite(s): NUR1 422 and PHGY 209.

  • Corequisite(s): IPEA 501

  • Restriction(s): Not open to students who have taken NUR1 319 or NUR1 324.

  • Restriction(s): Only open to students in the Bachelor of Nursing (Integrated Nursing) program.