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Medical-Surgical Nursing I PNSG 2210

4 Credits

Weekly Contact Hours: Lecture - 3 Lab 2 - 2 Lab 3 - 0
Pre-requisite(s): PNSG 2030
Co-requisite(s): PNSG 2010

Focuses on client care including using the nursing process, performing assessments, using critical thinking, engaging in client education and displaying cultural competence across the life span and with attention to special populations. Topics include: health management and maintenance; prevention of illness; care of the individual as a whole; hygiene and personal care; mobility and biomechanics; fluid and electrolytes; oxygen care; perioperative care; immunology; as well as pathological diseases, disorders and deviations from the normal state of health, client care, treatment, pharmacology, nutrition and standard precautions with regard to the cardiovascular, respiratory, and hematological and immunological systems.


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