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Medical-Surgical Nursing II RNSG 2355

5 Credits

Weekly Contact Hours: Lecture - 3 Lab 2 - 0 Lab 3 - 6
Pre-Requisites: RNSG 1365, RNSG 2015
Co-Requisite: RNSG 2350

This course prepares the student to care for patients with complex medical and multisystem disorders. This course includes classroom, simulation and a clinical rotation which builds on concepts and skills taught in the Medical-Surgical Nursing I course. Specific medications related to health care conditions will be strengthened. The student will learn to apply the application of the nursing process in caring for patients experiencing disorders of the immune system, arthritis, infections, cancer, cardiac disorders and, dysrhythmias, respiratory, neurologic, musculoskeletal trauma, intestinal, pituitary and adrenal glands, renal disease and transplants. The student will learn about advanced infusion therapy. Emphasis is placed on restoration and maintenance of health. Supervised clinical inpatient hospital experiences will provide the student with opportunities to meet course competency outcomes. This course requires a minimum grade of 70 percent in theory and a minimum of 70 percent in the clinical rotation.

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