NUR 261 Activity and Rest Needs II: Orthopedic Nursing (1 credit)

This course provides the opportunity to apply the nursing process for the client with activity and rest needs. Students will learn assessment techniques for the client with mobility impairment. Principles of nursing care are emphasized for clients undergoing orthopedic treatment modalities for injury or disease. 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: NUR 240; co-requisite: NUR 260.