Course: NUR 2535  Medical-Surgical Nursing III

Subject: Nursing

Prerequisites: NUR 1524, NUR 1525, BIO 2125, Co-requisites: POLSC 1113, Pre-requisite for Baccalaureate to Associate Degree Nurse Accelerated Pathway (BADNAP): NUR 1524, NUR 1525, Co-requisite: NUR 2534, Prerequisites for Career Ladder Pathway (CLP) are: NUR 1415, NUR 2534, BIO 2125, ENGL 1213. Co-requisites: POLSC 1113

Credits: 5

Description: NUR 2535 is designed for the learner to build upon nursing knowledge, skills, and clinical reasoning abilities acquired in previous nursing courses while meeting the multi-dimensional needs of clients across the lifespan within complex healthcare systems. NUR 2535 focuses on safe, quality nursing care of clients with more complex medical-surgical health alterations. Learners will be expected to use communication competencies, including technological and informatics competencies, while functioning with increasing effectiveness as a healthcare team member to provide client-centered care. The course is also designed to assist the learner to apply principles of teaching/learning necessary to meet the more complex needs of assigned clients. Each learner will be expected to act with an increasing level of personal accountability for compliance with professional role expectations to include the values, ethics, legalities, and standards for nursing practice. NUR 2535 includes theory, campus laboratory and clinical learning experiences. Online learning experiences are integrated components of the course.