NSG-209: Medical-Surgical Nursing IV

Catalog Info

Effective Term
Winter 2016
WebAdvisor Title
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. Four hours of theory and six hours of clinical/lab per week.

NSG-201, NSG-202, and NSG-207
NSG-206, NSG-208, NSG-212 or Nursing division permission
Course Satisfies MACRAO Requirements
Office Contact
School of Health & Human Services: 313-845-9877, hhsinfo@hfcc.edu, Health Careers Education Ctr, Room: G-132