Basic Care of the Adult Patient (A)   
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NRSG-120 Basic Care of the Adult Patient (A)

Credits 5.75 / 3 Contact Hours
Pre-requisite: Must place at College Level Reading on MCC placement test or a minimum score of 20 on the reading portion of the ACT or successfully complete RDNG-030 , ACLT-075 , ACLT-076  or ENGL-100 . Pre-requisite: Successful completion of NRSG-105  and NRSG-110  both with a 2.0 or higher. Division signature required Note: Student must provide student uniform and stethoscope. Co-requisite: NRSG-120L  and NRSG-120C  
This course introduces the student to the study of common medical-surgical conditions encountered in the adult patient. Emphasis is placed on the understanding of pathophysiological concepts and care of patients with common health problems including patients with diabetes thyroid respiratory cardiovascular perpheral vascular hematologic immune renal dermatologic disorders as well as patients with cancer and fluid and electrolyte imbalances. The focus will be the application of the nursing process in the therapeutic management of the adult patient at varying levels of wellness and illness. The clinical component of this course will take place in acute care settings.

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