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NURS 222 - Medical Surgical Nursing - Older Adult


4 units
2 hours lecture, 6 hours lab
Prerequisite: NURS 220 with a minimum grade of C
Enrollment Limitation: Students must be admitted into the Nursing Program.
Credit, degree applicable
Transfer CSU

In this course, students will gain skills to assess and care for patients in the hospital setting. Emphasis will be placed on the care of the older adult population and includes critical thinking, legal and ethical issues within the nursing profession. Concepts include hormonal regulation, glucose regulation, perfusion, pain, communication, safety, functional ability, family dynamics, self-management and health promotion, intracranial regulation, cognition, interpersonal violence, ethics, health care law, sensory perception, mobility, and tissue integrity.



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