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

RNSG 1106 - Concepts of Adult Health I & II

Prerequisite: RNSG 1101 , RNSG 1102  
Corequisite: RNSG 1107  
This course introduces the nursing student to concepts of adult health nursing, reinforcing basic nursing theory and skills taught in RNSG 1101 . This course prepares the students to provide compassionate, effective, evidenced based nursing care for the adult client in an acute care setting. Concepts of medical surgical nursing will be applied through the nursing process to the care of the adult client with acute or chronic commonly reoccurring problems, incorporating essential nursing science, biophysical, psychosocial, spiritual, and cultural principles. Content focuses on musculoskeletal, respiratory, urinary, hematological, endocrine, reproductive, neurologic, sensory, gastrointestinal disorders, and integumentary disorders. Emphasis is placed on health promotion, restoration and maintenance of the client through direct care. Pharmacological principles are expanded and integrated throughout the course. Supervised clinical simulations and inpatient/outpatient hospital experiences will provide the student opportunities to meet course competency outcomes with adults with health problems of the musculoskeletal, respiratory, urinary, and integumentary systems.  Students enrolled in this course will be assessed a $82.50 supply fee in addition to tuition and fees.  Fees are subject to change at the end of any semester. Contact hours: Class - 3, Lab - 11. Credit hours: 7 (Sp)