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Official Catalog January 2020 
Official Catalog January 2020 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

LPVN101 - PN-Medical/Surgical Nursing I

Semester Credit Hour(s) 4
This course provides information to the student on basic medical surgical principles and skills. The use of the nursing process to make problem-solving decisions about medical surgical health care needs will be presented. Medical surgical concepts presented include peri-operative care, principles of pain management, oncology care, and health promotion, the wellness/illness continuum, nutrition, and diet therapy. Care of clients who have common diseases and disorders affecting the following body systems: musculoskeletal, sensory, immune and lymphatic, respiratory, and cardiovascular systems will be included. Use of information technology to provide basic care will be explored in relationship to medical surgical clients. Principles of medical surgical nursing and medication administration with an interdisciplinary approach to providing care to adult clients requiring medical-surgical nursing care are practiced in the clinical area. Demonstrating and monitoring IV therapy will be included in this course.

Prerequisite(s): LPVN 100 , BIOL 110 
Corequisite(s): LPVN 105 , BIOL 210 , and LPVN 110