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Care Of The Medical-surgical Patient II

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This course continues to prepare students to function as registered nurses in the care of medical‐surgical patients. Critical thinking, clinical judgment, and evidence‐based decision-making in the management of safe patient care are emphasized.

This undergraduate-level course is 10 To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.

Course details:

Credits: 6
Continuing education units: XX
Professional development units: XX
Duration: 10

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    • Demonstrate knowledge, skills, and attitudes of the professional nurse in complex patient care.
    • Interpret diagnostic and assessment findings to plan appropriate nursing care for the geriatric medical-surgical patient.
    • Collaborate with health care professionals to address geriatric medical-surgical patient health issues.
    • Use the nursing process to apply culturally sensitive geriatric medical-surgical nursing interventions.
    • Evaluate the effectiveness of medical-surgical patient care interventions for the aging patient.
    • Utilize an appropriate documentation system to record medical-surgical patient care.
    • Include basic concepts of complementary and alternative healing practices in planning culturally sensitive patient care, using Watson's theory of caring.
    • Determine appropriate nursing interventions for the care of the geriatric patient.
    • Correlate the aging process with optimal care of patients with alterations of hematological, cardiovascular, neurological, endocrine, gastrointestinal, and the immunologic function.
    • Describe factors influencing reproductive function and sexuality in adult/geriatric patients.
    • Determine nursing interventions that reduce the risk of infection.
    • Describe the stages of grief.
    • Demonstrate appropriate nursing care skills for the geriatric medical-surgical patient.
    • Integrate nursing knowledge and skills with the care of the geriatric medical-surgical patient.
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