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NURS 2200 Medical-Surgical I

4 hours

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In this course, students will gain knowledge related to basic nursing skills to care for patients with stable disease processes in a variety of settings including hospitals, doctor’s offices, clinics and nursing homes. Student will be introduced to delegation and priority setting for the baccalaureate prepared nurse. The learner will incorporate the nursing process and NANDA nursing diagnoses into the clinical setting in working with their assigned clients. Body systems covered include eyes, ears nose and throat; respiratory; cardiovascular; gastrointestinal; integumentary; genitourinary; and perioperative nursing.
The course is offered during an 8-week period, which includes theory and clinical experiences.
Prerequisite(s): NURS 2000 Foundations of Professional Nursing Practice, and NURS 2100 Pharmacology I or permission from program director.
Corequisite(s): NURS 2180 Health Assessment for Pre-Licensure Students, and NURS 2710 Pathophysiology for Pre-Licensure Students