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Int Med/Surg (ASN)
INT MED/SURG
CLASS CODE: NURS 200 CREDITS:  3
DIVISION: AGRICULTURAL AND LIFE SCIENCES
DEPARTMENT: NURSING
GENERAL EDUCATION: This course fulfills a General Education - no GECode requirement.

CATALOG DESCRIPTION: This block course focuses on the application of the nursing process, using the Conceptual Framework as a guide, in caring for individuals through the wellness continuum as it applies to complex patients having musculoskeletal, sensory, neurological, and endocrine concerns.
DESCRIPTION: This course focuses on the application of the nursing process, using the Conceptual Framework as a guide, in caring for individuals through the wellness continuum as it applies to complex patients having musculoskeletal, sensory, neurological, and endocrine concerns.
TOPICS: The course curriculum includes the study of: assessing the ortho/neuro patient; degenerative diseases; head injury; spinal cord injuries;CVA, Epilepsy/Seizures; Endocrine system.
OBJECTIVES: Nurse Agency (Stewardship, laws and opposites, caring relationships, human functionality, professionalism and knowledge, incorporating critical thinking, the health continuum, environment, patient agency, and the nursing process)

1. Demonstrate progress in personal and professional stewardship in rendering care for patients with musculoskeletal, sensorineural, and endocrine concerns through studying diagnostic tests, nutrition, pharmacology, and using technical skills using asepsis appropriately.

2. Formulate and maintain caring relationship through portraying emotional safety, through therapeutic communication/teaching.

3. Identify, analyze,evaluate, and respect agency in different professional roles and ehtical dilemmas in the following areas using leadership/delegation, communication/teaching skills: acute care, leadership role, rehabilitation unit, and wound care.

4. Apply the knowledge and skills necessary to implement the standard of care using asepsis, physical safety for patients with com
REQUIREMENTS:
PREREQUISITES: NURS 100, NURS 100A, NURS 101, NURS 102, NURS 103, NURS 104
OTHER: Lab Fee: $5.00
NCLEX Review Fee: $30.00
EFFECTIVE DATE: August 2003