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Nursing Care Of Adults I (NUR-397)

Semester: Spring 2024
Number: 0302-397-400
Instructor: Lincy Jojan
Days: Monday Wednesday 2:25 pm - 4:05 pm
Note: Traditional In-Person Class
Location: Garden City - Blodgett Hall 109
Credits: 7

For majors only
Mandatory Co-Reqs: 0302-389, 0302-384, 0302-394 &0302-399 This Course Will Be
Co-Taught By Two Instructors
Additional course fees are $425.00

Course Materials: View Text Books
Related Syllabi: Maureen Roller for Fall 2015*
Maureen Roller for Fall 2016*
Maureen Roller for Spring 2017*
Maureen Roller for Fall 2017*
Maureen Roller for Spring 2018*
Maureen Roller for Fall 2018*
Camelle Charles for Fall 2022*
Pamela Mason for Spring 2024*

*Attention Students: Please note that the syllabi available for your view on these pages are for example only. The instructors and requirements for each course are subject to change each semester. If you enroll in a particular course, your instructor and course outline may differ from what is presented here.


First of two courses focusing on providing nursing care for adult patients with alterations in physiological integrity. Students will learn to provide high quality, patient centered care, using the nursing process to promote optimal well being. Emphasis will be on promoting clinical reasoning skills, integrating best practices, and ensuring patient safety.

Learning Goals:   Upon completion of this course, the student will:Demonstrate knowledge of the pathophysiology,clinical manifestations, and medical treatment ofpatients with altered oxygenation, circulation,hematologic, endocrine, gastrointestinal andneurologic function.• Gather and record patient data findings, includingnursing, medical, laboratory, radiographic,pharmacologic, and psychosocial and other pertinent data, when caring for medical-surgical patients. • Discuss the principles of prioritizing nursing care when caring for the medical-surgical patient. • Discuss the principles of safe medication administration in the medical-surgical setting.Demonstrate ability to organize patient data in a coherent manner using clinical reasoning skills and generate appropriate nursing diagnoses/interventions • Use the nursing process as a framework to plan care for the medical-surgical patient.• Discuss personal and cultural influences on an individuals's reactions to the illness experience. • Develop strategies for inter-professional collaboration and communication which reflect respect for personal and cultural differences. • Identify medically safe personal and cultural preferences which may be encountered when caring for medical-surgical patients.• Identify evidence based nursing interventions which promote optimal patient care outcomes in the medical-surgical patient. • Incorporated evidence based nursing interventions into the plan of care.Discuss the use of information technologies in the medical surgical setting. • Explain patient privacy guidelines and regulations related to informatics and communication technology.

*The learning goals displayed here are those for one section of this course as offered in a recent semester, and are provided for the purpose of information only. The exact learning goals for each course section in a specific semester will be stated on the syllabus distributed at the start of the semester, and may differ in wording and emphasis from those shown here.


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