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Active as of Summer Session 2022

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. Students will explore the care of older adults along with patients with chronic illnesses.

5. Placement Tests Required:

Accuplacer (specify test): No placement tests required Score:

6. Prerequisite Courses:

PNUR 1265 - Medical-Surgical Nursing I

There are no prerequisites for this course.

7. Other Prerequisites
Admission to Practical Nursing Program

9. Co-requisite Courses:

PNUR 1265 - Medical-Surgical Nursing I

There are no corequisites for this course.