NSG-202: Medical-Surgical Nursing III

Catalog Info

Title when registering
Medical-Surgical Nursing III
Credit Hours
Contact Hours Per Week
10 (for 15-week classes)
NSG-119, NSG-121 with minimum grade of C.
NSG-217, NSG 218 or Nursing department permission.
Course Description

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. Emphasizes the use of critical thinking skills in a systematic, problem solving process, as a framework for providing safe and effective care to restore and promote health in adults. Discusses how to research best practices and integrate theory in 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.

Credit for Prior College-Level Learning

Options for Credit for Prior College-Level Learning
Other Exam
Skilled Demonstration
Other Exam Details

Medical Surgical HESI exam with score 900 or higher. Maximum number of attempts: two. Students must also perform a medical surgical simulation demonstration.

Skilled Demonstration Details

Medical Surgical Simulation demonstration, given in department by department faculty. Faculty will assess demonstration based on evaluation rubric. Evaluation rubric and student checklist located in The School of Health and Human Services office. Student must pass the graded rubric with an 80% or higher with the maximum number of attempts: two. Students must also take an exam.

Office Contact
School of Health and Human Services: 313-845-9877, hhsinfo@hfcc.edu, Health Careers Education Ctr, Room: G-132
Requirements are subject to change. The information represented here is effective starting Fall 2024 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.