In this course, the student focuses on the experience of illness and the impact of illness, both acute and chronic, on the hospitalized client. The primary focus is the individual client; however, the individual is considered within the context of the family. Each student has clinical rotations working with adults in a hospital setting who are experiencing an acute episode of illness or an exacerbation of a chronic illness. Students learn to apply the principles of primary health care to nursing practice in the acute care setting. Semester hours of credit: 6 Hours per week; Lecture: 3 Lab/Seminar: 3 Other - Clinical Practice: 168 hours total. 06-01-2020-03-04-2020 Lecture Monday, Friday 11:30AM - 12:45PM, Health Sciences Bldg, Room 104