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VNSG 1509 - Nursing in Health/Illness II


CIP Code: 51.3901
Credit(s): 5
Introduction to common health problems requiring medical and surgical interventions.

The student will:

 and apply the nursing process in caring for the adult client with common medical-surgical health problems. Incorporate nutrition drug therapy and nursing interventions in the development of plans of care that meet the needs of the adult client experiencing common medical-surgical health problems; and utilize a systematic problem-solving process in caring for the adult client with common medical-surgical health problems. Emphasis is placed on professional collaboration among health care providers. Critical thinking exercises are incorporated. Continue to focus on the role of vocational nurses as a Member of a Profession Provider of Patient-Centered Care Patient Safety Advocate and Member of the Health Care Team. Lab fee required. 1. Compare and contrast normal physiology of body systems to pathologic variations in the patient with medical-surgical health problems
2. Evaluate and treat patients with medical-surgical health problems using the nursing process including nutrition, pharmacological therapy, and principles of safety. 1,2,3,4,5,6

Requisite(s):  VNSG 1330  VNSG 1334  VNSG 1330  
Faculty Consent: Y