Nu413 Nursing Care of the Medical-Surgical Patient and Family II 4 credits
(BSN Curriculum)

In this course, students will examine health issues of the medical-surgical patient that are complex and encompass multiple systems.  In the clinical setting, students will demonstrate the ability to apply the Nursing process to the care of individuals and families with complex needs in the acute care setting and through simulation learning.  Current evidenced-based research and implications will be incorporated throughout. This course builds upon the previous component, with a focus on providing the student opportunity to deepen the knowledge base. Students will be expected to synthesize and apply principles and concepts to complex patients. The instructional methodologies utilized in all Nursing courses attempt to address the auditory, visual, and kinesthetic learning needs of Nursing students. (60 clinical hours.)  Prerequisite: Nu321 with a minimum grade of C+.

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