Courses > NUR122 - Complex Medical/Surgical Nursing I
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The nursing of clients with acute and chronic illness is addressed in both inpatient and outpatient/community settings. Students study common chronic and geratric illnesses, adaption to, and acute episodes of these illnesses in the actute hospital setting. Physical assessment of the client, normal development and physiology, nutrition, pharmacology, sexuality, cultural factors, and prevention and early detection measures appropriate to the various nursing problems are discussed. Nursing process is utilized throughout the course in an effort to assist clients to achieve an optimum level of wellness. An introduction to psychological issues which may impact clients is discussed. Directed clinical experiences in hospitals and community health agencies is required.
4 hours lecture 12 hours labratory
Credit course taken for grade or for credit/no credit