Nursing Care of Adults in Crisis

Nursing Care of Adults in Crisis
Theory and content in the nursing interventions and care for individuals and families in crisis.
 Hours3.0 Credit, 3.0 Lecture, 0.0 Lab
 PrerequisitesCourses in Nursing Semester 4.
 TaughtFall, Winter
 ProgramsContaining NURS 471
Course Outcomes


  • Students are responsible to come prepared to class having read the assignments from the textbooks so they are prepared to participate in the discussion of the following topics during lecture;
    • Hemodynamics
    • Fluid shifts
    • Shock, MODS, SIRS
    • Laboratory data
    • Cardiovascular disease
    • Pulmonary disorders
    • Neurological disorders
    • Burns
    • Renal/GI/Endocrine disorders
    • Wound care
    • Trauma
    • End-of-Life

Nursing Knowledge and Application

  • The student will be able to demonstrate knowledge and application of that knowledge through in-class quizzes, class participation, three course tests, and a comprehensive final exam in the above content areas of the acutely ill patient.


  • Students will optimize their understanding and successfully accomplish the ATI module on Advanced Med/Surg material through study of the material in the ATI textbook. If necessary, the student will complete remediation of the ATI material in order to optimize their potential success in taking the NCLEX.