NURS 409 : Medical Surgical Nursing II

Medical-Surgical nursing II is an advanced continuation of Medical-Surgical I with an emphasis on providing care to patients with increasing complex acute and chronic issues. Broadening and building on their knowledge base and clinical skills, students will have the opportunity to deliver comprehensive nursing care, with an emphasis on patient safety. Students will be encouraged to consider how a patient’s underlying health issues could affect recovery from any medical/surgical procedure, and then implement the nursing process to make necessary revisions in plans of care to improve patient outcomes. Therapeutic communication skills will evolve and prepare the student to be an advocate for their patients and become leaders in coordinating care among the interprofessional health care team. This course has didactic and clinical components.


BIOL 120, 121; All NURS 200 and 300 courses.



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