Basic Care of the Adult Patient (B)   
2017-2018 CURRENT Catalog
   

NRSG-121 Basic Care of the Adult Patient (B)

Credits 5.75 / 3 Contact Hours
Division signature required. Prerequisite: Placement into ENGL-100  or successful completion of RDNG-030  or ENGL-100  or a minimum score of 20 on the reading portion of the ACT. Pre-requisite: Successful completion of NRSG-105  and NRSG-110  both with a 2.0 or higher. Note: Students must provide student uniform and stethoscope. Co-requisite: Student must also enroll in one section each of NRSG-121C  and NRSG-121L  
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 the care of patients with common health problems including patients undergoing surgery and those with gastrointestinal liver pancreatic and biliary male and female breast and repoductive musculoskeletal neurologicalrheumatologic ocular and auditory disorders. 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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