NURS 231 - Advanced Medical/Surgical Nursing
3 Credit Hours
Advanced Medical/Surgical Nursing builds on knowledge from prior courses that concentrate on the health and illness of individuals and families across the lifespan by utilizing patient centered care. In collaboration with their peers the student will employ high level critical thinking, as demonstrated through the use of the nursing process, evidence-based practice and quality improvement initiatives to deliver a safe, holistic plan of care. Specific health promotion and nutritional concepts are analyzed relative to the patient population. Subject areas include patients experiencing neurological, genitourinary, reproductive, endocrine, upper and lower gastrointestinal and musculoskeletal disorders.
Prerequisites: NURS 220 , NURS 220 S
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