3 cr.3 hr. Day course offered in the Spring. Also offered evenings.
This is one of two courses designed to provide advance placement for the registered nurse student that can be taken concurrently with Nursing Concepts II. The evolution and development of theoretical models of nursing as well as other historical precedents are investigated. The focus of the clinical component is utilization of the functional health pattern format to assess the health status of clients and the development of a nursing history.