NUR 222 Application of Concepts of Oxygenation and Perfusion (1 credit)

This course builds on previous learned theory to prepare students to develop and utilize the nursing process with acute and chronic respiratory and circulatory physical assessment for the diverse population. Assessments of normal and abnormal heart and lung sounds are taught, as well as basic electrocardiogram interpretation and technology. Students will also develop and utilize basic assessment of peripheral vascular function and tissue perfusion. Time required for completion of this course is dependent on the individual learner, however, it is expected that the student will spend at least 45 hours in study and classroom activity. Prerequisite: Matriculation in Nursing.