September 2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
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September 2019 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

NP 125 - Medical Surgical Nursing I for LPNs

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. Semester Credit Hours 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