Course Description Mott Community College

Basic Care of the Adult Patient (B)

5.75/3 Division: Health Sciences
Meets Gen Ed Category:
Course Requirements: Prerequisite: Division signature required; Placement into ENGL-100 or successful completion of RDNG-030 or ENGL-100 or a minimum score of 20 on the reading portion of the ACT; Successful completion of NRSG-105 and NRSG-110, both with a 2.0 or higher. Co-requisite: Student must also enroll in one section each of NRSG-121C and NRSG-121L. Note: Students 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 the care of patients with common health problems, including patients undergoing surgery, and those with gastrointestinal, liver, pancreatic and biliary, male and female breast and repoductive, musculoskeletal, neurological,rheumatologic, ocular, and auditory disorders. 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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