NURS 4889 – Generalist Nursing Practice IV: Tertiary Care Across the Lifespan is an undergraduate nursing course at Temple University that focuses on the application of theories, concepts, research, and issues related to acute illness requiring specialized nursing care across the lifespan in tertiary care settings.
- Must be enrolled in one of the following Departments: CPH:Nursing
- Field of Study Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Fields of study: Nursing 4 Year
- Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
- Apply nursing theories, concepts, and research to the care of clients across the lifespan with complex, unstable, and life-threatening health problems.
- Provide specialized nursing care in tertiary care settings, including critical care, trauma, burns, and organ transplantation.
- Synthesize core nursing knowledge to manage clients with potentially life-threatening health conditions.
- Expand the role of the generalist practice nurse to address tertiary prevention and chronic disease management while maintaining interventions that promote health, prevent disease progression, and support remission of risk conditions.
- Demonstrate ethical decision-making and culturally competent care in tertiary care settings.
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- Introduction to Tertiary Care
- High-Risk Pregnancy
- Critical Care
- Organ Transplantation
- Tertiary Prevention and Chronic Disease Management
- Ethical Considerations in Tertiary Care
- Case Studies
- Group Discussions
- Clinical Experiences
- Midterm Exam
- Final Exam
- Case Studies
- Group Projects
- Clinical Evaluations
- Midterm Exam: 30%
- Final Exam: 30%
- Case Studies: 20%
- Group Projects: 10%
- Clinical Evaluations: 10%