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NURS 2200 Medical-Surgical I

2 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 two hours theory and two hours clinical experiences. A 2-hour clinical course (NURS 2200C Medical-Surgical I Clinical) is also required.
Prerequisite(s): NURS 2000 Foundations of Professional Nursing PracticeNURS 2100 Pharmacology I, NURS 2710 Pathophysiology for Traditional BSN Students, and NURS 2180 Health Assessment for Traditional BSN Students with grades of "C+" or better; or permission from the program director.
Corequisite(s): NURS 2110 Pharmacology II and NURS 2200C Medical-Surgical I Clinical.