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NURS211 - Medical Surgical Nursing I

Semester Credit Hour(s) 6
This theory and practicum course introduces the student to the role of the medical surgical nurse in acute and chronic care settings. Emphasis is on integrating prior knowledge, developing critical thinking, reasoning and nursing judgment in utilization of the nursing process; application of knowledge of pathophysiology, correlating lab values with patient conditions, relating principles of patient education, and demonstrating application of appropriate nursing interventions according to best current evidence. Clinical activities focus on application of these concepts.

Prerequisite(s): BIOL 120  and BIOL 210  
Prerequisite or Corequisite: NURS 215  and BIOL 205