Medical-Surgial Nursing I - 3.5
Provides a study of etiology, pathophysiology, assessment, planning and evaluation of adult clients with gastrointestinal, skin, eye, ear, upper airway, nutritional, genitourinary, and fluid and electrolyte disorders. Integrated into course are beginning concepts of therapeutic use of drugs, diet therapy, and the physiological and psychosocial problems. Students are required to initiate critical thinking skills when dealing with clients and families. Concepts and skills in course are correlated in laboratory settings presented in the corresponding NURS B1LV. Prerequisite: Appropriate standing in the VN Program and concurrent enrollment in NURS B1LV. Hours: (63) 3.5 lect. CCS: Occupational Education. Not Transferable: Associate Degree only.