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 Course Title:   Nursing Care Medical and Obstetric Clients II

 Title Abbreviation:   NURSE CARE MED/OBSTET II

 Department:    NURS

 Course #:    104

 Credits:    5

 Variable:     No

 IUs:    5

 CIP:    511613

 EPC:    326

 REV:    2013


 Course Description  

Focus on the care of clients with medical conditions and those requiring antepartal care. Concurrent enrollment in NURS 110 required.

 Prerequisite  

Prerequisite: NURS 101 and 102.

Additional Course Details

Contact Hours (based on 11 week quarter)

Lecture: 55

Lab: 0

Other: 0

Systems: 0

Clinical: 0


Intent: Distribution Requirement(s) Status:  

Vocational Preparatory Required for certificate  

Equivalencies At Other Institutions

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Learning Outcomes

After completing this course, the student will be able to:

  1. Describe the appropriate care for the client with disorders of the renal/urinary system.
  2. Describe the appropriate care for the client with nutritional problems and disorders of the upper gastrointestinal tract.
  3. Describe the appropriate care for the client with disturbances in fluid and electrolyte balance and acid-base balance.
  4. Describe the appropriate care for the client with disorders of the endocrine system.
  5. Describe the appropriate care for the client with type 1 and type 2 diabetes mellitus.
  6. Describe the appropriate care for the client with disorders of the musculoskeletal system.

General Education Learning Values & Outcomes

Revised August 2008 and affects outlines for 2008 year 1 and later.

2. Critical Thinking

Definition: The ability to think critically about the nature of knowledge within a discipline and about the ways in which that knowledge is constructed and validated and to be sensitive to the ways these processes often vary among disciplines.

Outcomes: Students will be able to . . .
2.1 Identify and express concepts, terms, and facts related to a specific discipline.

3. Communication

Definition: Understanding and producing effective written, spoken, visual, and non-verbal communication.

Outcomes: Students will be able to . . .
3.3 Demonstrate effective listening skills.

6. Individual Awareness & Responsibility

Definition: Understanding, managing, and taking responsibility for one’s learning and behavior in varied and changing environments.

Outcomes: Students will be able to . . .
6.2 Demonstrate standards of professionalism in manner, appearance, and setting appropriate to the context, including the classroom, workplace, and community.

8. Mathematical Reasoning

Definition: Understanding and applying concepts of mathematics and logical reasoning in a variety of contexts, both academic and non-academic.

Outcomes: Students will be able to . . .
8.2 Correctly apply logical reasoning and mathematical principles to solve problems.

Course Contents

  1. Care of the client with disorders of the renal/urinary system, including acute and chronic renal failure.
  2. Care of the client with disorders of the gastrointestinal system, including nutritional disorders and disorders of the upper gastrointestinal tract.
  3. Care of the client with disorders of fluid and electrolyte balance and acid-base balance.
  4. Care of the client with disorders of the endocrine system hyper or hypo.
  5. Care of the client with type 1 or type 2 diabetes mellitus.
  6. Care of the client with disorders of the muculoskeletal system, including arthritis and connective system disorders.