2020-2021 San Joaquin Delta College Catalog 
    
    May 19, 2022  
2020-2021 San Joaquin Delta College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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NURSPT 31 Advanced Developmental Disability Nursing


Units: 3.5
Prerequisites: NURSPT 30 Developmental Disabilities Nursing  and NURSPT 30L Developmental Disabilities Nursing Lab  each with a grade of “C” or better.
This course broadens the student’s understanding and knowledge of developmental disabilities nursing through the Client Needs model. The focus is on attention deficit and hyperactivity disorder, normalization and active treatment, technological assistance, innovations for independence, test and measurements, sensory and motor integration, nutritional needs of the individual with developmental disabilities, associated diseases, case management, critical thinking, cultural competency, end of life care, team building, leadership, supervision, and ethical conduct. Emphasis is on nursing care, habilitation, adaptation, and normalization to maximize an individual’s potential. The student will apply the nursing process to develop safe and effective practices that meet client needs. (CSU)



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