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2017-2018 Catalog SVC 
2017-2018 Catalog SVC [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

NURS 114 - Advanced Medical-Surgical Nursing II

Provides the clinical application of theoretical concepts of advanced medical-surgical nursing for conditions involving the integumentary system, including burns, bioterrorism, pandemic infections, and disaster preparedness. Responsibilities of the LPN in the clinical environment related to the advanced nursing care of patients with trauma or shock, and the role of the trauma nurse are explored. The precepted clinical experience focuses on nursing care principles and skills appropriate to NURS 108 and will allow the student to expand clinical skills and use of the nursing process while moving toward independent practice. Clinical experiences include acute care, ambulatory care, and long-term care settings. Application of the concepts of lifespan, communication, culture, pharmacology, nutrition, safety, and health promotion are integrated throughout. Practical nursing students only. Prerequisite: NURS 105, 106, 111, 112. Concurrent enrollment in NURS 108 required.