University of Calgary

NURS 488 - Supporting Health III - Fall 2021

Addresses nursing practices in acute unstable illness, injury and disease. The study of application of nursing assessments, technological interventions and best evidence nursing practices in common major acute illnesses in individuals of all age groups, set within the context of their families and communities. Emphasis is on attaining knowledge of secondary and tertiary prevention strategies. Pharmacological applications to major acute disease conditions.
This course may not be repeated for credit.


  • H(3-0)


  • Nursing 385, 387, 388, 389.


  • Nursing 485, 487 and 489.


This course will be offered next in Fall 2022.
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