Nursing Care of the Adult Theory II

Credits: 4

Prerequisite: PRSG 1110 Foundations of Practical Nursing, PRSG 1200 Nursing Care of the Adult Theory I, PRSG 1300 Medication Administration for Practical Nurses, PRSG 1410 Human Development Across the Lifespan, and PRSG 1500 Clinical Lab I.

Co-Requisite: none

This course will build upon the concepts learned in Nursing Care of the Adult Theory I. Students will continue to apply the concept of the health-illness continuum, nursing process, and holism in health promotion and illness prevention. The student will study the disease processes, as well as nursing management for the client with digestive, reproductive, genitourinary, neuro-sensory, integumentary, and musculoskeletal disorders and require operative care. Application of pathophysiology, nutrition, and pharmacology concepts are applied to common diseases discussed in the course.

Transfer Curriculum Goal(s): none