Nursing Care of the Medical-Surgical Patient and Family II                4 credits
(Pre-Licensure BSN Track)

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 part, with focus on providing the student opportunity to focus and deepen their knowledge base. Students will be expected to synthesize and apply principles and concepts to complex patients. (60 hours of clinical) Prerequisite: Mg120 Foundations of Economics, Nu321 Care of the Medical-Surgical Patient I, Nu328 Care Along the Continuum of Mental Health.

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