Examines nursing interventions in promoting health, guiding the health care experience and shaping the therapeutic environment for adults experiencing acute or chronic illness. Acute illness includes short-term, episodic illnesses and acute exacerbations of selected chronic health problems. Chronic illness is viewed as a significant life event within a personÂ¿s biography that offers both challenges and opportunities to maximize health. Evidence-based standards of practice, consistent with the ANA (2010) Nursing: Scope and Standards of Practice for adults are integrated throughout the course.
Care of Adults Acute&Chronic