NURR 214 Advanced Medical/Surgical Nursing

This course provides both relevant instructional and clinical learning experiences for students in providing care for adults with complex medical/surgical health problems.

Credits

8 credits

Prerequisite

NURR 114 Beginning Medical/Surgical Nursing

Corequisite

ENGL 102 Writing and Rhetoric II* HUMA GE2 Any 2nd Gen. Ed. Humanistic & Artistic Way of Knowing Course

NURR 214Advanced Medical/Surgical Nursing

Please note: This is not a course syllabus. A course syllabus is unique to a particular section of a course by instructor. This curriculum guide provides general information about a course.

I. General Information

Department

Health Science and Human Services Academic

II. Course Specification

Course Type

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Credit Hours Narrative

8 credits

Semester Contact Hours Lecture

45

Semester Contact Hours Lab

90

Semester Contact Hours Clinical

135

Prerequisite Narrative

NURR 114 Beginning Medical/Surgical Nursing

Corequisite Narrative

ENGL 102 Writing and Rhetoric II* HUMA GE2 Any 2nd Gen. Ed. Humanistic & Artistic Way of Knowing Course

Repeatable

No

III. Catalog Course Description

This course provides both relevant instructional and clinical learning experiences for students in providing care for adults with complex medical/surgical health problems.

IV. Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this course, a student will be able to:

V. Topical Outline (Course Content)

Introduction & Dosage Calculation 

Schizophrenia Spectrum Disorders 

Bipolar and Related Disorders

Somatic Symptom Disorder

Personality Disorders

Trauma, Stressor-Related and Dissociative Disorders

Suicide and Non-Suicidal Self-Injury 

 Crisis and Disaster 

Anger, Aggression, and Violence

Child, Older Adult, and Intimate Partner Violence 

Sexual Assault 

Upper Gastrointestinal Problems

Lower Gastrointestinal Problems

 Liver Problems 

Pancreas and Biliary Tract Problems

Acute Kidney Injury and Chronic Kidney Disease
Musculoskeletal Problems

Arthritis and Connective Tissue Diseases 

 Stroke 

Acute Intracranial Problems 

Spinal Cord and Peripheral Nerve Problems 

Emergency and disaster: Environment, Emergency & disaster nursing, primary and secondary survey

Anemias, Neutropenias, Disorders of the spleen and lymph, blood component therapies

Diagnostics, disorders, nursing process, assessment, intervention, Pt education evaluation by disorder

Reproductive: Diagnostics, Female disorders, Male disorders 

Integumentary: Diagnostics, disorders, cancers, burns medications, wound care.

Respiratory: diagnostics, O2 delivery devices, airway problems, chest tubes, Acute respiratory disorders.

Cardiac: CAD, Angina stable and unstable, Vascular disorders, Heart failure, Dysrhythmias identifications and management, Cardiac medications

Critical care: environment, problems of the critical care patient, management of shock, SIRS & MODS, ARDS, and Hemodynamics.  

VI. Delivery Methodologies

Required Exams

Predictive exams

Assessment Strategy Narrative

Standardized predictor exams, case studies, exams, concept map, clinical journaling

Specific Course Activity Assignment or Assessment Requirements

Concept Map

Case Studies

Clinical Journaling