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NRSG 111 - Medical Surgical Nursing II Clinical

PREREQUISITES: NRSG 102 - Medical-Surgical Nursing I , NRSG 105 - Medical-Surgical Nursing I Clinical , NRSG 115 - Nursing Lab , and APHY 102 - Anatomy and Physiology II  
COREQUISITES: NRSG 110 - Medical Surgical Nursing II  
PREREQUISITES/COREQUISITE: NRSG 106 - Pharmacology for Nursing , MATH 123 , MATH 135 , MATH 136 , MATH 137 , MATH 200  or higher (ASN students only)

PROGRAM: Nursing

Allows the opportunity to apply theoretical knowledge to provide ethical, culturally competent, and holistic care for adults experiencing non-complex alterations in health. Emphasis is placed on the prevention of illness and the maintenance, promotion and restoration of health, as well as the support of death with dignity and implementation of the ordered treatment plan. The nursing process provides the framework for problem solving and critical thinking in providing nursing care.

MAJOR COURSE LEARNING OBJECTIVES: Upon successful completion of this course the student will be expected to:

  1. Demonstrate responsibility and accountability in the provision of caring, respectful and individualized patient-centered care based on patient values, clinical skills and evidence-based practice. (SLO 1, 6, 7)
  2. Demonstrate effective use of technology and standardized, evidence-based practices to support safe and quality patient care. (SLO 2, 3, 4)
  3. Function effectively within the scope of practice of a practical nurse or associate degree nurse within the inter/intraprofessional team to achieve quality, individualized patient care. (SLO 1, 7)
  4. Utilize the nursing process to provide ethical, culturally competent and holistic care for adults experiencing increasingly complex alterations in health. (SLO 4, 6)
  5. Utilize safe, evidence-based practices when performing nursing procedures in patient care. (SLO 1, 4)
  6. Apply the principles of individualized teaching-learning to patient care.(SLO 5)
  7. Demonstrate effective communication techniques when interacting with patients, their significant others, and members of the inter/intraprofessional healthcare team. (SLO 5)
  8. Demonstrate proficiency in increasingly complex dosage calculations and medication administration while promoting a safe patient environment. (SLO 1, 2, 3, 7)

COURSE CONTENT: Topical areas of study include -  

  • Integration of philosophical concepts related to individuals, environment, nursing health, and the nursing education process
  • Care of adult patients experiencing increasingly complex alterations in health
  • Application of content in previously completed and concurrent nursing and general education courses

Application of:

  • The nursing process
  • Teaching-learning process
  • Therapeutic communication
  • Dosage calculation
  • Application of clinical decision-making concepts
  • Electronic health record use for increasingly complex patients

Course Addendum - Syllabus (Click to expand)