Medical Surgical Nursing 3 - 5.5
This Level 3 course focuses on the application of previously learned knowledge as well as the development of more in depth knowledge for adult clients across the lifespan who have more diverse and complex disease states. The nursing process is the framework used in this course to present topics, such as leadership, critical thinking, pharmacology and safety. Correlated clinical experiences are provided with adult patients who have increasingly complex outcomes. The roles of Provider of Care, Manager of Care, and Member of the Profession are integrated and analyzed throughout the didactic and clinical experiences. Prerequisite: Appropriate standing in the Associate Degree Nursing Program or evaluation of skills and knowledge by the Program Director. Recommended: None. Hours: 45 lect, 162 lab. Offered: F, S. CCS: Occupational Education. Transferable: CSU and Private Colleges.