January 2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
    Nov 27, 2020  
January 2019 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

NP 125 - Medical Surgical Nursing I for LPN’s


This course explores the care of adults using a body systems approach. Focus is placed on nursing interventions and developing knowledge required to provide quality nursing care in a safe manner. Content areas include musculoskeletal, urinary, respiratory, integumentary, neurologic, gastrointestinal, reproductive, and sensory systems. Furthermore, nutrition, communication, fluids & electrolytes, end of life, cultural diversity, and legal/ethical issues are integrated throughout the systems. The clinical component of this course allows the student a hands-on experience in providing relationship-centered care for patients with different disease processes in the health care system. Microbiology concepts related to safety and infection control are emphasized. 5.00 Semester Credit Hours. Lecture Contact Hours: 45. Clinical Contact Hours: 90. Prerequisites: NP 110 Pharmacology for Nurses with Lab  and NP 120 Fundamentals of Nursing with Lab and Clinical .  Corequisite: None