NUR 264 Nutrition and Elimination Needs III (1 credit)

This is a Level 4 nursing course which provides theory to assist the student in body system assessment. The nursing process is applied to clients with illnesses that interfere with nutrition and/or elimination. For communicable illnesses, client needs are considered as well as those of client contacts and health care providers. The planning focus is the entire episode of illness, considering potential teaching and home health maintenance needs. 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.