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I. General Information

1. Course Title:
Medical-Surgical Nursing I

2. Course Prefix & Number:
PNUR 1265

3. Course Credits and Contact Hours:

Credits: 5

Lecture Hours: 5

Lab Hours: 0

4. Course Description:

In this course a framework for nursing practice is explored. This framework, titled the nursing process, provides a systematic problem-solving method for nurses enabling them to identify and meet patient needs. Complex nursing procedures are discussed within this framework, as well as selected diseases of the various body systems. The role of nutrition in prevention of disease and its application in treatment of disease is included.

5. Placement Tests Required:

6. Prerequisite Courses:

PNUR 1265 - Medical-Surgical Nursing I


A total of 1 Course(s) from...
Course CodeCourse TitleCredits
PNUR 1130Life Span
PSYC 2431Human Development

9. Co-requisite Courses:

PNUR 1265 - Medical-Surgical Nursing I


All Credit(s) from the following...
Course CodeCourse TitleCredits
PNUR 1132Infection Control
PNUR 1134Pharmacology
PNUR 1138Medical Terminology
PNUR 1166Gerontological Nursing