Course Description

NRSG 140  Core Concepts Of Adult Nursing   7 cr.  
The course prepares the student to care for clients experiencing common, well defined health alterations in settings where stable clients are anticipated. Students are introduced to standardized nursing procedures and customary nursing and collaborative therapeutic modalities. The following body systems will be addressed: neurological, cardiac, respiratory, renal/urological, gastrointestinal, musculoskeletal, endocrine, reproductive, integumentary, sensory, and hematological. The topics of per-operative care, pain, infection/immunity and cancer will be addressed. Additionally, recognition and emergent treatment of rapidly changing conditions will be introduced. 7 credits (4 lecture/3 clinical)