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

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HNUR 2423 Care of Medical Surgical Disorders II

(6-0-12) 8 Credits UN
This course includes theory related to nursing care provided to adult clients experiencing alterations in the respiratory, gastrointestinal, endocrine and integumentary function. Care of the adult client with a neoplastic disorder is also included. Included is a review of anatomy and physiology, and therapeutic/modified diets for each body system 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. Utilizing a nursing process approach, the student will perform applicable practical nursing clinical skills to multiple clients in approved health care facilities under the supervision and discretion of practical nursing faculty. Critical thinking skills are encouraged while the student learns to make interdependent practical nursing decisions. This course includes a 180-hour clinical component.
Pre-requisite(s): HNUR 2413   Concurrency: HNUR 1460   Co-requisite(s): None



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