Academic Catalog 2022–2023

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NUR320 Health and Illness Concepts I

[4–0, 4 cr.]

In this introductory course students gain knowledge of concepts associated with individual health and illness requiring nursing care.  Concepts introduced are cellular regulation, conception/reproduction, sexuality, immunity, nutrition, oxygenation, perfusion, and stress and coping.

Prerequisites: NUR201 Fundamentals of Nursing & Health Assessment, NUR210 Professional Nursing Concepts, NUR230 Nursing Cooperative Experience I, and BIO222 Microbiology, A human perspective

Co-requisites: NUR310 Pathophysiology for Nursing Practice and NUR340 Core Nursing Practicum I