NUR 206 Advanced Concepts of Medical-Surgical Nursing I
8 Credit Hours • 195 Contact Hours (45 Lecture, 15 Lab, 135 Clinical)
Prerequisite: Permission of program director. Successful completion of preceding nursing program course work
NUR 206 builds on NUR 106 focusing on advanced concepts of nursing applied to care of patients with high acuity medical/surgical conditions. Builds on medical/surgical nursing theory, mental health concepts, communication, collaboration, caring, and critical thinking/clinical reasoning necessary for safe, patient-centered nursing care to developmentally and culturally diverse adult patients. Incorporates evidence-based practice, quality improvement, professional standards, and legal and ethical responsibilities of the professional nurse as applied in a variety of healthcare settings. Application of knowledge and skills occurs in the nursing skills laboratory and in a variety of clinical settings.