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LPVN130 - PN-Medical/Surgical Nursing II

Semester Credit Hour(s) 5
This course builds upon the concepts covered in Med Surg I. The use of the nursing process to make problem-solving decisions about medical surgical health care needs will be presented. A review and application of peri-operative care, principles of pain management, oncology care, health promotion, the wellness/illness continuum, nutrition, and diet therapy will continue to be emphasized. Care of clients who have common diseases and disorders affecting the following body systems: neurologic, endocrine, urinary, and gastrointestinal 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 101