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NUR 224 - Advanced Alterations in Health II


Lecture Hours: 0 Lab Hours: 3 Clinical Hours: 0 Credits: 1

Description: This course focuses on development of theoretical knowledge related to client-centered and family-centered nursing for selected clients with multi-system acute and chronic health problems across the lifespan. Emphasis is placed on the role of the nurse in clinical decisions-making.

Prerequisite(s): Take NUR 106 , NUR 120 , NUR 138 , NUR 148 , and NUR 165  with a minimum grade of B (80%) required.
Corequisite(s): Take NUR 212  and NUR 214 .
Course Topics:
  • Acid-Base disturbances
  • Endocrine disorders
  • Respiratory disorders
  • Review of conduction system
  • Cardiac disorders
  • Genitourinary disorders
  • Neuromuscular disorders
  • Care of the oncology patient
  • Hematologic disorders

Textbooks:
Textbook information can be found on the Book Inn website
Required Materials:
  • ATI material for third semester students.
  • Spartanburg Community College Associate Degree of Nursing Handbook   

Grading System:
An overall grade of B or higher is required for transferability.

A =  90 - 100
B =   80 - 89
C =   70 - 79
D =   60 - 69
F =     0 - 59


Student Learning Outcomes:
  1. Compare the physiological and psychological care for the client.
  2. Use critical thinking methods in solving client-based scenarios.
  3. Identify nursing interventions, rationales and expected outcomes related to the management of the client.
  4. Differentiate between the etiology, clinical manifestations, nursing management, collaborative care and drug therapy for the client.
  5. Collaborate with health care professionals to resolve/improve any of the above mentioned topics as well as provide optimal care for clients.

For SCC Online Courses:
If the course you are taking is online, please review the SCC Online Course Policies  that include:

  • Identity Verification
  • Required materials for all online courses
  • Mandatory Attendance Requirement
  • Orientation and Support
  • Proctored Exams

Standard SCC Course Policies:
Please review the Standard Course Policies  on the following topics:

  • Academic Integrity
  • Add/Drop period
  • Attendance
  • Classroom Conduct
  • Equal Access
  • IT Access
  • Online Behavior
  • Online Confidentiality
  • Services For Students with Disabilities
  • Student Concerns
  • Student Help Services
  • Withdrawals


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2023-2024