Course Description Mott Community College

Basic Care of the Adult Patient (A)

5.75/3 Division: Health Sciences
Meets Gen Ed Category:
Course Requirements: Prerequisite: Division signature required; Must place at College Level Reading on MCC placement test, or a minimum score of 20 on the reading portion of the ACT, or successfully complete RDNG-030, ACLT-075. ACLT-076 or ENGL-100; Successful completion of NRSG-105 and NRSG-110, both with a 2.0 or higher.Co-requisite NRSG-120L and NRSG-120C. Note: Student must provide student uniform and stethoscope.
Description: This course introduces the student to the study of common medical-surgical conditions encountered in the adult patient. Emphasis is placed on the understanding of pathophysiological concepts and care of patients with common health problems, including patients with diabetes, thyroid, respiratory, cardiovascular, perpheral vascular, hematologic, immune, renal, dermatologic disorders, as well as patients with cancer and fluid and electrolyte imbalances. The focus will be the application of the nursing process in the therapeutic management of the adult patient at varying levels of wellness and illness. The clinical component of this course will take place in acute care settings.
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