NUR 106 Medical & Surgical Nursing Concepts

9 Credit Hours • 217.5 Contact Hours (52.5 Lecture, 15 Lab, 150 Clinical)

Prerequisite: Permission of program director. Successful completion of preceding nursing program coursework

Corequisite: BIO 216, NUR 150

Introduces the student to the role of the nurse in assessing and meeting the medical and surgical nursing needs of adults across the life span in various health care settings. The student learns nursing concepts to assist the patient in achieving optimal functioning. Knowledge from foundational nursing, the sciences, pharmacology, and nutrition along with the continued integration of mental health and cultural concepts provides foundations for nursing care planning for medical and surgical clients.