Variations in Health A (NURS 2104)

This course provides the learner with the foundations of disease and illness across the lifespan. Learners will gain an understanding of pathophysiological alterations of body systems. Nursing management of disease and illness across the lifespan with an emphasis on interventions and treatment is also discussed. The learners understanding of pathophysiology as it relates to the aging process and selected chronic illness will increase. A major focus of this course is on the care of the older adult experiencing a health challenge. Cultural diversity in healing practices will be explored as well as evidence informed research and practice.
Course code: NURS 2104
Credits: 2.0
Length: 60.0 hours
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Admission to the Access to Practical Nursing Program


NURS 2101 Professional Communication A; NURS 2102 Professional Practice A; NURS 2103 Health Promotion A; NURS 2105 Pharmacology A; NURS 2106 Integrated Nursing Practice A