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NSG450 Medical Surgical Nursing III

Course Description

Continuing examination of the safe patient-centered care and collaborative management of patients with multi-system and complex healthcare needs. An emphasis is placed on refining the use of the nursing process and incorporating evidence based practice. NCLEX preparation and the capstone project are included.

Learning Outcomes

  • Relate the pathophysiology of multi-system, complex diseases to expected assessment findings.
  • Describe multi-system and complex health care adult health problems to plan safe nursing care based on current evidence.
  • Interpret diagnostic tests and therapeutic interventions used in the nursing care of the adult patient.
  • Formulate a patient-centered plan of care employing nursing judgment.
  • Participate in NCLEX preparation that will provide practice in the analysis of NCLEX style questions.