Course Catalog

NURS 332 Medical Surgical Nursing 1

This course re-enforces skills in assessing a patient's condition, and focuses on identifying significant findings upon which treatment decisions are made. In this class, students build on knowledge of health promotion and assessment and expand this knowledge into caring for individuals with altered health states. Building on an understanding of normal anatomy and physiology, concepts of pathophysiology are integrated. Common diagnostic tests and associated nursing responsibilities are covered. Clinical and lab experiences focus in developing proficiency with providing basic nursing care and comprehensive patient assessment.

Credits

4

Prerequisite

Required PSYC-101, NURS-228, NURS-295, and NURS-331

Course Type

SCI

Offered

SCI