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Course Description

Schoolcraft is excited to offer traditional credit face-to-face, hybrid, online, and remote classes for Fall 2020 while providing students a safe experience based on recent COVID-19 concerns.

Please see the COVID-19 web page to learn more. Keep checking the schedule for additions on our New, Added, and Late Starting Courses web page.

Nursing - NURS 107

Medical-Surgical Nursing

4.5 Credit Hours
2.5 Lecture Hours
6 Off-site Hours with Faculty

Course Description

This course emphasizes application of the nursing process and critical thinking skills while utilizing evidence-based principles of nursing in caring for adult clients experiencing medical surgical alterations within the practical and registered nurse scope of practice. Theoretical content focuses on cardiovascular, renal, endocrine and immune system alterations as well as fluid/electrolyte and acid base balance. Clinical experiences are provided in acute and community settings utilizing an interdisciplinary collaborative approach.

Prerequisites

(A requirement that must be completed before taking this course.)

Course Competencies

Upon successful completion of the course, the student should be able to:

  • Apply the nursing process to clients with cardiovascular alterations.
  • Apply the nursing process to clients with hematopoietic alterations.
  • Apply the nursing process to clients with fluid, electrolyte and acid-base alterations.
  • Apply the nursing process to clients with basic shock situations.
  • Apply the nursing process to clients with endocrine system alterations.
  • Apply the nursing process to clients with diabetes.
  • Apply the nursing process to clients with renal system alterations.
  • Apply the nursing process to clients with immune system alterations.
  • Apply the nursing process to clients with infectious alterations.
  • Demonstrate designated clinical competencies.
  • Demonstrate proficiency on select standardized computer assessments.
  • Demonstrate proficiency with medication dosage calculations.

Course Schedule

 CourseSectionCourse TitleLocationCredit HoursInstructorsSeats Available ⁄Capacity ⁄WaitlistStatusFeeDays-Time-Room

Fall; 2020; NURSING - NCLC; No of Weeks : 7; Begins : 08/31/2020

 107145718Med Surgical NursHYBMC4.5Campbell T / Maheras N4/32/0Open$589.00M  08:00 AM-01:18 PM WEBWEB

Winter; 2021; NURSING - NCLC; No of Weeks : 7; Begins : 01/11/2021

 107115712Med Surgical NursMC4.5Campbell T / Schaffrath M17/32/0Open$589.00M  08:00 AM-01:18 PM BTC255
 107115713Med Surgical NursMC4.5Maheras N16/32/0Open$589.00M  08:00 AM-01:18 PM BTC245

Winter; 2021; NURSING - NCLC; No of Weeks : 7; Begins : 03/16/2021

 107115714Med Surgical NursMC4.5Campbell T / Maheras N11/32/0Open$589.00M  08:00 AM-01:18 PM BTC255

Key: Day of the Week

  • T = Tuesday
  • R = Thursday
  • S = Saturday
  • X = Sunday