2020-2021 San Joaquin Delta College Catalog 
    
    Nov 29, 2022  
2020-2021 San Joaquin Delta College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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NURSADN 6 Intermediate Medical-Surgical Nursing


Units: 4.5
Prerequisites: NURSADN 4 Maternal, Newborn, and Reproductive Health Nursing  and NURSADN 5 Infancy Through Young Adult Nursing  each with a grade of “C” or better.
Limitations on Enrollment: Admission to the Associate Degree Nursing Program.
This course introduces intermediate concepts of Medical-Surgical nursing through the Client Needs model. Course content includes alterations of body systems with concentration in the maintenance of physiological integrity. Health promotion and maintenance as well as psychosocial balance are also advanced. A lifespan focus on the adult client with multiple medical-surgical 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 alterations of body systems 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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