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 Course Title:   Nursing Care Surgical and Obstetric Clients II

 Title Abbreviation:   NURS CAR SURG/OB CLNT II

 Department:    NURS

 Course #:    106

 Credits:    5

 Variable:     No

 IUs:    5

 CIP:    511613

 EPC:    326

 REV:    2013


 Course Description  

Focus on the care of clients before and after surgery, the client during labor and delivery, postpartum and care of the newborn. Concurrent enrollment in NURS 112 required.

 Prerequisite  

Prerequisite: NURS 103 and 104.

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 care of the client with disorders of the lower gastrointestinal tract,liver, biliary system and the pancreas.
  2. Describe the care of the client with disorders of the breast and sexually transmitted diseases.
  3. Describe the care for clients with disorders or the male or female reproductive system.
  4. Recognize the significane of mental health care past, present and future.
  5. Describe the care of clients with psychological disorders.
  6. Describe methods of therapuetic communication with clients who have psychosocial disorders.
  7. Describe the stages of grief and loss and demonstrate therapuetic communication skills with clients suffering from grief and loss.
  8. Describe healthy lifestyles, the family and theories of growth and development.
  9. Describe the appropriate stages of growth and development from birth to old age.

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 . . .
2.2 Analyze issues and develop questions within a discipline.

3. Communication

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

Outcomes: Students will be able to . . .
3.1 Recognize, read, and comprehend academic and/or professional writing.

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 . . .
6.4 Use self-reflection to recognize and define a sense of self-identity in personal, social/gender, and/or cultural/global terms and in relationship to others.

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. The gastrointestinal system - lover GI disorders,disorders of the liver, biliary system or pancreas.
  2. The reporductive system - breast disease, sexually transmitted diseases, disorders of the male and female reproductive system.
  3. Mental Health - review mental health care past, present and future. Clients with psychologic disorders. Therapuetic communication with clients who have psychologic or psychosocial disorders.
  4. Life Cycles - Healthy lifestyles, the family, theories of growth and development. Growth and development from birth to old age.