NUR 2227 MEDICAL-SURGICAL NURSING

This course emphasizes application of the nursing process in the care of the adult client in an acute care environment to include mastery of skills in system specific assessment, clinical decision making, communication, and technology.
Clinical emphasis is placed on caring for adult clients with acute complex health care needs with a focus on medication administration, communication skills, and clinical reasoning. Prerequisites: NUR 2013, NUR 2124, NUR 2128. Credits: 7 credits hours/4 theory and 3 clinical (4 theory clock hours per week and 3 clincial clock hours per week with lab ratio 1 to 3: 60 total theory clock hours/135 total clinical clock hours).