NURS 122 Nursing Care of the Adult Client I • 6 Cr.


This is the first of two courses applying nursing theory; quality and safety; and evidence based care concepts to individual, adult clients. Professional interactions and teamwork are emphasized. Formerly known as NURS 101X. Prerequisites: NURS 120 with a grade of C or better, and NURS 121 with credit.


After completing this class, students should be able to:

  • Apply the nursing process to adult patients experiencing cardiovascular, neurological, renal, and/or endocrine disorders ¬†¬†
  • Develop cognitive and effective¬†strategies to provide safe patient-centered care
  • Engage in clinical reasoning through exemplars
  • Engage constructively and collaboratively with health care team members
  • Identify quality improvement measures in nursing practice
  • Identify role components of professional nurse identity