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AD Nursing Courses

ADNG 2150

Nursing II

Credits: 4

Description: This course explores the complex pathophysiological processes related to immunologic function, cardiovascular function, and the integration and regulation of the human system. Learners will use assessment data to evaluate critical patient indicators as the basis of prioritizing care. Learners will examine expected medical and nursing management of clients experiencing disruptions in health. The nursing process, clinical reasoning, and EBP nursing actions are integrated throughout the course, forming the foundation for assisting clients across the lifespan experiencing disruptions in the health-illness continuum. Prerequisite(s): ADNG2000, 2100 Co-requisite(s): ADNG2050, 2200, 2250, BIOL2256

Credit Breakdown: 3/0/0 (Lecture/Lab/On the job training)


This course should help you gain the following abilities and competencies.



  1. Identify priorities in the management of care to promote optimal outcomes in a variety of clients experiencing alterations in health.
  2. Identify opportunities for health promotion and disease prevention in clients across the lifespan.
  3. Identify critical patient indicators indicating needs for nursing or collaborative intervention.
  4. Analyze laboratory data of patients with acute and/or complex health problems.
  5. Discuss pharmacological and non-pharmacological therapy related to the nursing care of patients experiencing alterations in health.
  6. Provide accurate rationales for nursing and collaborative care provided to clients across the lifespan.
  7. Evaluate the effectiveness of nursing interventions and collaborative care provided to individuals across the lifespan.

Guidelines for Success


In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, learners are encouraged to register with Learning Services Director in Learning Enrichment Center for assistance with accommodations. It is the learner's responsibility to voluntarily and confidentially disclose information regarding the nature and extent of a disability. The college cannot assume responsibility for providing accommodations or services to learners who have not identified themselves as having a qualifying disability.

Last Updated: 2013-07-10
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