Prerequisite: PNUR 138 with a grade of C or higher, Admission to the Practical Nursing program. This course prepares the student to care for the adult client with needs ranging from simple to complex in a variety of settings. This course teaches nursing related to the body systems of: endocrine, neurological, gastrointestinal, reproductive and integumentary. Common diseases and disorders of each system along with the etiology, pathophysiology, clinical manifestations, medical and pharmacological management, and nursing management are emphasized. The nursing process and critical thinking are utilized in a leadership capacity to identify nursing problems, patient/client goals, planning, intervention and evaluation that meet the patient/client needs.
The purpose of this schedule is to provide information. It does not constitute a contract. Classes may be added, combined or cancelled and instructors may be changed at the discretion of Metropolitan Community College.