NSG-209: Medical-Surgical Nursing IV (2020-2021)

Catalog Info

Title when registering
Medical-Surgical Nursing IV
Credit Hours
Contact Hours Per Week
10 (for 15-week classes)
Course Description

Continues to study the role of the professional nurse as the provider of care for adult clients with complex needs and as a member of the profession. Builds on previous knowledge using critical thinking skills in a systematic, problem solving process as a framework for providing safe and effective care to restore and promote health in adult clients. Focuses on nursing care and concepts related to the healthy adult client as well as, the adult client with common, acute, or chronic illness exemplars. Also explores how to demonstrate proficiency in performing increasing complex nursing skills, and how to research best practices and integrate theory into the care of adult clients and their families in a variety of clinical settings. This course includes supervised clinical agency/laboratory practicums. Course comprised of four hours of theory and six hours of clinical/lab per week.

NSG-201, NSG-202, NSG-207 with minimum grade of C.
NSG-206, NSG-208, NSG-212 or Nursing department permission.
Requirements are subject to change. The information represented here is effective starting Fall 2019 and applies to the current catalog year. If you were admitted prior to this year, please check your requirements under the My Progress section of HFC Self Service.