Enables students to apply the nursing process to multiple clients with complex med-surg problems in an acute care setting. Knowledge of specific stressors and adaptations that affect the body systems; respiratory, cardiovascular, sensory, integumentary, endocrine, neurologic, hematologic, gastrointestinal, “accessory organs”, urinary, alterations in cellular growth, and multiple systems diseases is gained. Students have the opportunity to apply psychosocial aspects into their delivery of care in the hospital and in the home. Students provide formal teaching to clients and families.
Number of Credits
Completion of NUR 0112 and 0113 is required.