2018-2019 San Joaquin Delta College Catalog 
    
    Feb 27, 2024  
2018-2019 San Joaquin Delta College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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NURSADN 008 Advanced Medical-Surgical Nursing


Units: 5
Prerequisites: NURSADN 006 Intermediate Medical-Surgical Nursing , and NURSADN 007 Mental Health and Psychiatric Nursing , each with a grade of “C” or better.
Limitations on Enrollment: Admission to the Associate Degree Nursing Program.
This course introduces advanced concepts of Medical-Surgical nursing through the Client Needs model. Course content includes the care of clients with significant alterations in body systems that are life-threatening and/or pose potential for disability or death and that threaten physiological integrity. Health promotion and maintenance concepts are addressed. A lifespan focus on adults with multiple medical, surgical or complex disorders is offered. This course will incorporate a focus on the geriatric client, as appropriate, and nutritional needs of all clients. A community project in the area of client education and support for those with complex health issues will be completed The student will apply the Nursing Process to develop safe and effective practices that meet client needs. This course includes supervised clinical experiences in skills labs and health care facilities. (CSU)



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