Health/Illness Concepts - NSG 170 at Virginia Western Community College

Effective: 2023-08-01

Course Description

Focuses on the nursing care of individuals and/or families throughout the lifespan with an emphasis on health and illness concepts. Includes concepts of nursing care for the antepartum client and clients with common and predictable illnesses. Provides supervised learning experiences in college nursing laboratories, clinical/community settings, and/or simulated environments.
Lecture 4 hours, Laboratory 6 hours. Total 10 hours per week.
6 credits

The course outline below was developed as part of a statewide standardization process.

General Course Purpose

The purpose of this course is to introduce the advanced beginner student to concepts related to care of clients with predictable outcomes.

Course Prerequisites/Corequisites

Prerequisites: BIO 142 (or BIO 232), NSG 100, NSG 106, NSG 130 and NSG 200

Course Objectives

Major Topics to be Included

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