Medical Surgical Nursing

Medical Surgical Nursing Online Course

Course Name

Medical Surgical Nursing Online Course with Exam Reviews

Course Description

Medical Surgical Nursing online course focuses on the role of the medical/surgical nurse in the nursing care of the client with alterations in all body systems. This comprehensive review course emphases on analyzing the importance of bio-psychosocial, pathophysiological and pharmacological concepts in health care acknowledging the adaptive, preventative, restorative and health education measures to maintain optimal functioning for clients. It’s suitable for individual students aspiring or already in nursing program. This innovative Medical Surgical Nursing course is designed to help schools of nursing to improve their NCLEX pass rate for their graduating students by giving them tools to prepare and review the subject matter more efficiently, rigorously and comprehensively in Medical Surgical Nursing Course.

Prerequisites: none

Learning Objectives:

  1. Integrate knowledge from nursing and other scientific and humanistic disciplines as it relates to medical/surgical nursing.
  2. Participate with the interdisciplinary health care team and assume accountability for providing safe and effective care to the adult population.
  3. Integrate and evaluate research findings in the provision of evidence-based nursing care for the adult population.
  4. Integrate technology and information systems to provide and improve safe, effective care to adult populations.
  5. Discuss the impact of health care policy and the regulatory process on the provision of care for the adult population.
  6. Collaborate with members of the interdisciplinary health care team to improve health outcomes and reflect human caring in adult patients.
  7. Apply health promotion principles including maintenance, restoration, and disease prevention in the care of the adult population to reduce risks and improve health outcomes.
  8. Demonstrate professional values that employ ethical, legal, and moral standards in caring for patients and their families with medical/surgical conditions.
  9. Utilize skills and knowledge when applying the nursing process to diverse adult populations to provide safe, holistic, evidence-based care.

  • Course Fee: $79.99
  • Course Category: Nursing Sciences
  • Students Taken : 2841
  • Lessons Included: 52
  • Average Time to Completion: 50 hrs
  • Overall Student Pass Rate: 95.7%

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Topics and Lessons

LESSONS FOR MEDICAL SURGICAL NURSING COURSE

Unit I Dimensions of Medical-Surgical Nursing
1. Medical-Surgical Nursing in the 21st Century
2. Health and Illness in Adults
3. Community and Home-Based Care of Adults

Unit 2 Alterations in Patterns of Health
4. Nursing Care of Patients Having Surgery
5. Nursing Care of Patients Experiencing Loss, Grief and Death
6. Nursing Care of Patients with Problems of Substance Abuse
7. Nursing Care of Patients Experiencing Disasters

Unit 3 Pathophysiology and Patterns of Health
8. Genetic Implications of Nursing Care of Adults
9. Nursing Care of Patients in Pain
10. Nursing Care of Patients: Altered Fluid, Electrolyte, & Acid-Base Balance
11. Nursing Care of Patients Experiencing Trauma and Shock
12. Nursing Care of Patients with Infections
13. Nursing Care of Patients with Altered Immunity
14. Nursing Care of Patients with Cancer

Unit 4 Responses to Altered Integumentary Function
15. Assessing the Integumentary System
16. Nursing Care of Patients with Integumentary Disorders
17. Nursing Care of Patients with Burns

Unit 5 Responses to Altered Endocrine Function
18. Assessing the Endcrine System
19. Nursing Care of Patients with Endocrine Disorders
20. Nursing Care of Patients with Diabetes Mellitus

Unit 6 Responses to Altered Gastrointestinal Function
21. Assessing the Gastrointestinal System
22. Nursing Care of Patients with Nutritional Disorders
23. Nursing Care of Patients with Upper Gastrointestinal Disorders
24. Nursing Care of Patients with Bowel Disorders
25. Nursing Care of Patients with Gall Bladder, Liver, & Pancreatic Disorders

Unit 7 Responses to Altered Urinary Elimination
26. Assessing the Renal System
27. Nursing Care of Patients with Urinary Tract Disorders
28. Nursing Care of Patients with Kidney Disorders

Unit 8 Responses to Altered Cardiovascular Function
29. Assessing the Cardiovascular System
30. Nursing Care of Patients with Coronary Heart Disease
31. Nursing Care of Patients with Cardiac Disorders
32. Nursing Care of Patients with Vascular and Lymphatic Disorders
33. Nursing Care of Patients with Hematologic Disorders

Unit 9 Responses to Altered Respiratory Function
34. Assessing the Respiratory System
35. Nursing Care of Patients with Upper Respiratory Disorders
36. Nursing Care of Patients with Ventilation Disorders
37. Nursing Care of Patient with Gas Exchange Disorders

Unit 10 Responses to Altered Musculoskeletal Function
38. Assessing the Musculoskeletal System
39. Nursing Care of Patients with Musculoskeletal Trauma
40. Nursing Care of Patients with Musculoskeletal Disorders

Unit 11 Responses to Altered Neurologic Function
41. Assessing the Nervous System
42. Nursing Care of Patients with Intracranial Disorders
43. Nursing Care of Patients with Spinal Cord Disorders
44. Nursing Care of Patients with Neurologic Disorders

Unit 12 Responses to Altered Eye and Ear Function
45. Assessing the Eye and Ear
46. Nursing Care of Patients with Eye or Ear Disorders

Unit 13 Responses to Altered Sexual-Reproductive Function
47. Assessing Male and Female Reproductive Systems
48. Nursing Care of Men with Reproductive and Breast Disorders
49. Nursing Care of Women with Reproductive and Breast Disorder
50. Nursing Care of Patients with Sexually Transmitted Infections

Learning Resources

Video eBook Audio Notes Powerpoint presentations Certificate

Assessments

Online Quizzes Assignments Review Exams
Quizzes assignments Review Exams

  1. Grade Score of 70% or more makes the participants eligible to Certificate of Achievement that can be downloadable as a PDF file.
  2. A letter grade is also assigned on the Certificate of Achievement

Course Credits

  • None
  • Certificate Level
  • College/University Level

Availability of Assistance

  • Self Study (No instructor)
  • Instructor Available
  • Instructor Request (If needed)

Course Features

  • Online Courses
  • Unlimited Accessibility for 6 and 12 months
  • 24/7 Availability
  • Start Anytime
  • Self-Paced
  • User Friendly
  • Suitable to All Students
  • PC & Mac Compatible
  • Android/iOs Mobile and Tablet
  • Class Surveys

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