NURS 315 Specialized Nursing & Informatics

The course will provide information on the organizational structure, personnel, functions, and care of patients in the specialized units, namely, Accident and Emergency, Operating Theatre, Recovery Room, Intensive Care Unit, and Ophthalmic Unit. The student will also be exposed to advance practice nursing and nurse consultants to understand the impact and role of these professions. The students will receive an introduction to preparedness strategies and emergency planning. The course will expose the student to the various specialty areas delivering appropriate care to patients in those settings and the information technology that accompanies these populations.