NURS 304 : Medical-Surgical Nursing I

Medical- surgical nursing involves the management of patients with a variety of medical (nonsurgical) issues and the care of patients preparing for or recovering from surgery. Content includes a focus on the different body systems and disease processes, signs and symptoms, testing, and nursing interventions. Students will focus on utilizing the nursing process to deliver evidence based patient care. Integrating knowledge and skill, students will have the opportunity to develop clinical reasoning skills necessary to coordinate and prioritize patient care while emphasizing patient safety at all times. This course has didactic and clinical components.


BIOL 120, 121; NURS 203, 204.


NURS 302, 305.



Semester Hours