NUR 224 Application of Nutrition/Elimination and Fluid/Electrolytes (1 credit)

This course provides information to teach the student the utilization of critical thinking in the application of the nursing process to care for patients with abnormal fluid, electrolyte and acid-base imbalance and altered nutrition and elimination needs. Appropriate nutrition and elimination interventions to diverse populations with particular clinical problems are defined. Time required for completion of this course is dependent on the individual learner; however, it is expected that students will spend at least 45 hours in study and classroom activity. Prerequisite: Matriculation in Nursing.