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PNS 1202 — Adult Medical-Surgical Nursing 10 Credit hours

Introduces the student to common health problems and nursing care related to the function of a variety of body systems including cardiovascular, neurological, hematological, respiratory, gastrointestinal, reproductive, sensory and endocrine. Intravenous therapy concepts are introduced and explored, which includes IV therapy skills. Supervised practice in the campus laboratory and clinical learning experiences occur in a variety of health care facilities and build upon previously acquired knowledge from PNS 1201 and related courses. Knowledge of pharmacological data about medications, administration of medications, and the role of the LPN in regards to mediation administration for commonly occurring health problems is emphasized. "C" grade policy applies.
Prerequisites: PNS 1201, COM 1110, BIO 1000 or BIO 1120, BHS 2110
Corequisites: PNS-1202C, PNS-1202L.