RNSG 2023: Medical Surgical Nursing I

Credits 6

This course is designed to prepare associate degree nursing students to provide nursing care unitizing concepts and skills introduced in the Fundamentals course (RNSG 2020). Nursing care that promotes healthy transitions for clients experiencing variations of health status related to gastrointestinal, respiratory, musculoskeletal, neurological, cardiovascular, and psychosocial functions is included. Special consideration is given to the care of the elderly and clients during the operative period. Critical thinking skills are unitized to meet the bio/psychosocial, developmental, cultural, and spiritual needs of the client. Emphasis is placed on the application of the roles of associate degree nursing practice.