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Bridgeport Hospital School of Nursing | Evaluated Learning Experience

Nursing 204 - Advanced Management of Clients with Changes in Physiological and Psychosocial Integrity

Version 1: 252 hours (10.5 weeks); includes 63 hours lecture/discussion and 189 hours supervised clinical/laboratory experience. Version 2: 240 hours (10 weeks); includes 60 hours lecture/discussion and 180 hours supervised clinical/laboratory experience.
Bridgeport Hospital School of Nursing, Bridgeport, CT.

Version 1: July 1996 - May 2000.* Version 2: June 2000 - June 2017.

Instructional delivery format: 
Traditional classroom model
Learner Outcomes: 

Version 1 or 2: Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: combine core knowledge and core behaviors to the care of clients with neurological, cellular and cardiac disorders; design nursing care using teaching strategies, technologies, and resources to promote, maintain and restore health or supportive measures for a dignified death; formulate nursing care for the client with neurological, cellular and cardiac disorders using core behaviors essential for nursing practice within the framework of the Nurse Practice Act; build the nursing plan of care using the nursing process to implement, manage, document, and evaluate care of clients with neurological, cellular and cardiac disorders; plan for the cultural, spiritual, social and environmental health care needs of the clients' with neurological, cellular and cardiac disorders in the delivery of evidence-based nursing care; design patient care as a nursing educator, advocate and leader exercising civility and reciprocal caring to empower clients to attain health outcomes or support a dignified death; and plan safe, effective and competent nursing care using critical thinking and sound nursing judgment skills for clients experiencing complex changes in health integrity.

Version 1 or 2: Nursing 204 emphasizes nursing care for clients of all ages experiencing changes in neurological, cellular and cardiac integrity. Nursing care of clients with terminal illness and/or multi-system failure is introduced in this course. Students synthesize and integrate theoretical knowledge and core behaviors to provide safe, effective, and competent nursing care.
Credit recommendation: 
Version 1 or 2: In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 8 semester hours (4 lecture and 4 clinical) in Nursing (9/98 revalidation) (8/03 revalidation) (9/08 revalidation) (12/13 revalidation). *NOTE:An earlier version of the nursing curriculum, dating from September 1984 to June 1996, is listed on the Retired Courses page.