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NURS 360 Medical Surgical Nursing: Foundations

Course Description: The course presents the foundational concepts of medical surgical nursing. This course utilizes the nursing process in order to implement evidence-based nursing interventions for promoting health, reducing the risk of illness, and managing the care of medical-surgical adult patients with acute and chronic illnesses. Promotion of safe and quality outcomes of care for diverse populations across the health-illness continuum will be examined. Students will continue to develop skills in critical thinking, clinical judgment, clinical reasoning, communication, assessment and collaborative management of patient care. Concepts of human growth and development, pathophysiology, pharmacology, genetics, ethics, nutrition will be integrated. Students will have the opportunity to practice in a variety of health care settings.

Course Rotation: PLV:Fall

Credits

5 credits

Prerequisite

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