Medical Surgical Nursing 4 - 7
This capstone course focuses on the integration of knowledge and skills through analysis and synthesis. The nursing process is used as the framework for providing nursing care to clients who have critical and complex medical conditions. Correlated clinical experiences emphasize refinement of clinical decision-making, formulating and revising priorities of care; psychomotor skills and patient care management. The roles of Provider of Care, Manager of Care, and Member of the Profession are integrated to promote success in transitioning from student to entry level Registered Nurse. Prerequisite: Appropriate standing in the Associate Degree Nursing Program or evaluation of skills and knowledge by the Program Director. Recommended: None. Hours: 54 lect, 216 lab. Offered: F, S. CCS: Occupational Education. Transferable: CSU and Private Colleges.