Medical Surgical Nursing 2 - 4.5
This Level 2 course focuses on the development of the knowledge base and skills to care for patients across the lifespan, in various settings, who have higher acuity and more complex nursing needs. The nursing process is the framework for identification and treatment of health problems, and other concerns. Correlated clinical experiences emphasize clinical decision making, patient care management, including prioritization of care, and development of psychomotor skills. Leadership and management knowledge and skills are integrated in both the theory and clinical components. The roles of Provider of Care, Manager of Care, and Member of the Profession are integrated throughout the course. Prerequisite: Appropriate standing in the Associate Degree Nursing Program or evaluation of skills and knowledge by the Program Director. Recommended: None. Hours: 45 lect. 108 lab. Offered: F, S. CCS: Occupational Education. Transferable: CSU and Private Colleges.