2019-2020 Course Catalog and Student Handbook 
    Apr 20, 2021  
2019-2020 Course Catalog and Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

RNSG 2103 - Concepts of Adult Health III

Prerequisite: RNSG 2101 , RNSG 2102 ; ENGL 1102  and PSYC 2103  
Prerequisite/Corequisite: RNSG 2105  
This course builds on previous courses to introduce the student to the nursing care of clients with complex and multisystem disorders. The course prepares the nursing student to provide compassionate, effective, evidenced-based nursing care for the adult client or group of clients in the inpatient setting. Concepts of advanced medical surgical nursing will be applied through the nursing process to the care of the adult client with complex problems incorporating essential nursing science, biophysical, psychosocial, spiritual, and cultural principles. Content focuses on cardiac, neurological, immune, oncological, life threatening disorders, terminal illness, mental health, and end of life issues. Emphasis is placed on the restoration and maintenance of health. Pharmacological concepts are strengthened throughout the course. Supervised clinical inpatient/outpatient hospital experiences will provide the student with opportunities to meet course competency outcomes.  Students enrolled in this course will be assessed a $53.75 supply fee in addition to tuition and fees.  Fees are subject to change at the end of any semester. Contact hours: Class - 4, Lab - 18. Credit hours: 10 (Sp)