Oct 26, 2020  
2016-2017 College Catalog 
    
2016-2017 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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HNUR 2413 Care of Medical Surgical Disorder I

(6-0-12) 8 Credits UN
This course is a study of the nursing process as a method of individualizing patient care with special emphasis directed towards essential concepts related to body fluid/water, electrolytes, and acid-base balance, care of the perioperative adult client and the adult client experiencing alterations in cardiovascular/lymphatic/immune functioning. Included is a review of anatomy & physiology, and therapeutic/modified diets for each body system are addressed. Normal nutrition and the modification of the principles of normal nutrition for therapeutic purposes are studied. Included are the roles of the essential nutrients of proteins, carbohydrates, fats, vitamins, minerals and water in the maintenance of good health and wellness as it pertains to body systems studied. Pharmacological interventions/commonly used medications for each body system addressed are discussed at length. Geriatric considerations are addressed. Students will begin to utilize a nursing process approach, and will perform applicable practical nursing clinical skills to assigned client(s) in approved health care facilities under the supervision and discretion of practical nursing faculty. This course includes a 180-hour clinical component.
Pre-requisite(s): SFSE 1002 , HNUR 1300 , HNUR 1313 , HNUR 1321 , HNUR 1361  Concurrency: None Co-requisite(s): None



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