2020-2021 San Joaquin Delta College Catalog 
    
    Dec 05, 2022  
2020-2021 San Joaquin Delta College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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NURSPT 30L Developmental Disabilities Nursing Lab


Units: 3
Prerequisites: NURSPT 10 Foundations of Nursing  with a grade of “C” or better.
Corequisites: NURSPT 30 .
This course provides an introduction to developmental disabilities nursing through the Client Needs model. The nursing process is used to promote psychosocial integrity within the context of the health illness continuum across the life span. Topics include: orientation to developmental disabilities, client rights, assessment and intervention, behavioral analysis, etiologies, genetics, and ethical dilemmas. Emphasis is on nursing care, habilitation, adaptation, and normalization to maximize an individual’s potential. The student will use the Nursing Process as the vehicle for meeting client needs. Clinical experiences will provide opportunities for students to participate in therapeutic activities in a variety of settings. (CSU)



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