Medical Surgical I RNSG 1003

Prerequisites: ENGL 1101, BIOL 2113, BIOL 2113L, BIOL 2114, BIOL 2114L, BIOL 2117, BIOL 2117L, MATH 1111, RNSG 1010, RNSG 1016
Corequisite: RNSG 1012

7 Credits

This course introduces the nursing student to concepts and principles of adult health nursing practice including major concepts of evidence-based practice, safety, and nursing skills related to patient-centered care. This course is designed to provide the foundation for entry level competence in adult Medical-Surgical Nursing. Emphasis is placed on selected pathophysiological concepts and the integration of the nursing process. Supervised inpatient and outpatient clinical rotations will provide opportunities for the students to achieve the course competencies. This course provides opportunities for the student to acquire an adequate knowledge utilizing understanding from the biophysical sciences, humanities, growth and development, problem solving abilities, critical thinking and the nursing process.

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