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NURS 309 Holistic Nursing Care of the Adult I

This course focuses on the foundational principles of holistic nursing care of adults throughout the health/illness continuum Students will utilize principles of evidence-based practice, theory, and holism during the assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation of case-based nursing care. Emphasis will be placed on health promotion, illness prevention, and management of alterations of health and wellness in diverse persons and populations.
3 Undergraduate credits

Effective August 20, 2010 to present

Learning outcomes


  • Apply Modeling/Role Modeling theory to complex cases focused on alterations in health and wellness.
  • Evaluate the concepts of health and illness utilizing a holistic, person centered worldview.
  • Utilize nursing process to prioritize care for alterations in health and wellness.
  • Describe the nursing role in health promotion.
  • Apply professional standards and the principles of integrative care and evidence based practice to nursing care.

Spring 2023

Section Title Instructor
01 Holistic Nursing Care of the Adult I Merrill, Brenda A Books Course details