NURS 470 Medical/Surgical Nursing III

6 credits, Spring

Focuses upon individuals and groups of clients experiencing complex medical surgical problems which require skilled and sophisticated nursing care. Student learning opportunities will occur in the classroom and in selected complex care clinical environments. Student learning experiences include guided and independent application of the nursing process as applied to adults with diverse belief systems and cultural backgrounds. Faculty-directed clinical practices focus upon the integration of nursing knowledge and refinement of medical surgical nursing skills, with incorporation of research activities. Clinical included (90 hours). Restricted to nursing majors.

Prerequisite(s): Must meet all progression criteria for senior status including a grade of "C" or better in NURS 460, NURS 435, and NURS 405

Fee: $35

One-Credit Option

Some classes have a one-credit option (OCO) associated with them. If students take this option, they will have the benefit of learning experiences beyond the classroom.These OCO's are faculty-led and are designed and offered in a variety of disciplines.