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Medical/surgical Nursing II: Complex And Geriatrics

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This course focuses on the care of patients with chronic and complex medical/surgical conditions. Students will develop their role of the generalist RN in assessing and managing the continuum of care with the adult and geriatric patient. Students are required to successfully complete 75 clinical hours to pass the course. Clinical hours include immersive simulation learning.

This undergraduate-level course is 9 weeks This course is available as part of a degree or certificate program. To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.

Course details:

Credits: 5
Continuing education units: XX
Professional development units: XX
Duration: 9 weeks

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    Nursing Process and the Care of Adult and Geriatric Patients With Complex Endocrine Disorders

    • Demonstrate therapeutic communication with patients experiencing alterations in endocrine health patterns.
    • Apply strategies to promote endocrine health in adult and geriatric patients.
    • Differentiate normal from abnormal findings in the endocrine systems.
    • Apply treatment modalities to patients experiencing alterations in endocrine health patterns.
    • Describe nursing responsibilities related to prevention and treatment of endocrine disorders.

    Nursing Process and Adult and Geriatric Patient Care With Complex Integumentary and Hematological Disorders

    • Apply treatment modalities to patients experiencing alterations in integumentary and hematological health patterns.
    • Describe nursing responsibilities related to prevention and treatment of integumentary and hematological disorders.
    • Demonstrate therapeutic communication with patients experiencing alterations in hematological and integumentary health patterns.
    • Apply strategies to promote integumentary and hematological health in adult and geriatric patients.
    • Differentiate normal from abnormal findings in the integumentary and hematological systems.

    Nursing Process and the Care of Adult and Geriatric Patients With Complex Liver, Pancreas, Biliary Tract, and Gastrointestinal Disorders

    • Apply treatment modalities to patients experiencing alterations in liver, pancreas, biliary tract, and gastrointestinal health patterns.
    • Describe nursing responsibilities related to prevention and treatment of liver, pancreas, biliary tract, and gastrointestinal disorders.
    • Demonstrate therapeutic communication with patients experiencing alterations in liver, pancreas, biliary tract, and gastrointestinal health patterns.
    • Differentiate normal from abnormal findings in the liver, pancreas, biliary tract, and gastrointestinal systems.
    • Apply strategies to promote liver, pancreas, biliary tract, and gastrointestinal health in adult and geriatric patients.

    Nursing Process and the Care of Adult and Geriatric Patients With Complex Respiratory Disorders and Acid-Base Imbalances

    • Demonstrate therapeutic communication with patients experiencing alterations in respiratory health patterns and acid-base imbalances.
    • Apply strategies to promote respiratory health and acid-base balance in adult and geriatric patients.
    • Differentiate normal from abnormal findings in the respiratory system and acid-base imbalances.
    • Apply treatment modalities to patients experiencing alterations in respiratory health patterns and acid-base imbalances..
    • Describe nursing responsibilities related to prevention and treatment of respiratory disorders and acid-base imbalances.

    Nursing Process and the Care of Adult and Geriatric Patients With Organ Transplantation and Complex Immunological Disorders

    • Differentiate normal from abnormal findings in the organ transplant patient and in the immunological system.
    • Apply treatment modalities to patients experiencing alterations in organ transplantation and in immunological health patterns.
    • Describe nursing responsibilities related to prevention and treatment of immunological disorders and treatment of patients with organ transplantation.
    • Apply strategies to promote organ transplantation and immunological health in adult and geriatric patients.
    • Demonstrate therapeutic communication with organ transplant patients and with patients experiencing alterations in hematological, integumentary and immunological health patterns.

    Nursing Process and the Care of Adult and Geriatric Patients in Critical Care With Complex Neurological Problems

    • Differentiate normal from abnormal findings in the critical care patient with complex alterations in the neurological system.
    • Apply treatment modalities to patients in critical care who are experiencing alterations in neurological health patterns.
    • Describe nursing responsibilities related to the prevention and treatment of complex neurological disorders in critical care patients.
    • Apply strategies to promote neurological health in adult and geriatric patients in critical care.
    • Demonstrate therapeutic communication with patients in critical care who are experiencing alterations in neurological health patterns.

    Nursing Process and the Care of Adult and Geriatric Patients With Complex Genitourinary and Reproductive Disorders

    • Differentiate normal from abnormal findings in the genitourinary and reproductive systems.
    • Apply treatment modalities to patients experiencing alterations in genitourinary and reproductive, liver health patterns.
    • Describe nursing responsibilities related to prevention and treatment of genitourinary and reproductive disorders.
    • Demonstrate therapeutic communication with patients experiencing alterations in genitourinary and reproductive health patterns.
    • Apply strategies to promote genitourinary and reproductive health in adult and geriatric patients.

    Nursing Process and the Care of Adult and Geriatric Patients With Complex Cardiovascular Disorders

    • Apply strategies to promote cardiovascular health in adult and geriatric patients.
    • Differentiate normal from abnormal findings in the cardiovascular system.
    • Apply treatment modalities to patients experiencing alterations in cardiovascular health patterns.
    • Describe nursing responsibilities related to prevention and treatment of cardiovascular disorders.
    • Demonstrate therapeutic communication with patients with alterations in cardiovascular health patterns.

    Nursing Process and the Care of Adult and Geriatric Patients With Complex Musculoskeletal Disorders

    • Apply strategies to promote musculoskeletal health in adult and geriatric patients.
    • Differentiate normal from abnormal findings in the musculoskeletal system.
    • Apply treatment modalities to patients experiencing alterations in musculoskeletal health patterns.
    • Describe nursing responsibilities related to prevention and treatment of musculoskeletal disorders.
    • Describe therapeutic communication with patients experiencing alterations in musculoskeletal health patterns.
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