September 2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
    Jun 02, 2020  
September 2019 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

PN 212 - Medical Surgical Nursing


This course provides content instruction on the care of adults experiencing alterations in health, using a body systems approach. Focus is placed on recognizing and performing appropriate nursing interventions and developing critical thinking skills required to provide effective nursing care in a safe manner. Concepts of nutrition, communication, cultural diversity, legal/ethical issues, and psychosocial concerns are suitably integrated throughout the course. Content also includes health promotion and patient teaching, with emphasis on the nursing process, nursing evaluation and interventions, and pharmacology and therapeutic communication. Semester Credit Hours 6.00 semester credit hours Contact Hours: 90.00 Prerequisites: PN 108 Foundations of Nursing  and PN 109 Foundations of Nursing Clinical . Corequisite: PN 213 Medical Surgical Nursing Clinical .