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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 108

Surgical-Medical 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 surgical medical alterations within the practical and registered nurse scope of practice. Theoretical content focuses on musculoskeletal, neurological, respiratory, gastrointestinal and immune system alterations as well as peri-operative care. 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 and care modalities to clients with upper respiratory alterations.
  • Apply the nursing process and care modalities to clients with lower respiratory alterations.
  • Apply the nursing process to perioperative clients.
  • Apply the nursing process to clients with gastrointestinal system alterations.
  • Apply the nursing process to clients with hepatobiliary systems alterations.
  • Apply the nursing process to clients with select immune system alterations.
  • Apply the nursing process to clients with musculoskeletal system alterations.
  • Apply the nursing process to clients with central nervous system alterations.
  • Apply the nursing process to clients with peripheral nervous system 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 : 10/27/2020

 108145724Surg Med NursHYBMC4.5Brendel H15/32/0Open$589.00M  10:00 AM-03:18 PM WEBWEB

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

 108115715Surg Med NursMC4.5Brendel H32/32/0Open$589.00R  10:00 AM-03:18 PM BTC215
 108115716Surg Med NursMC4.5Mott M32/32/0Open$589.00R  10:00 AM-03:18 PM BTC245

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

 108115717Surg Med NursMC4.5Brendel H32/32/0Open$589.00M  10:00 AM-03:18 PM BTC215

Key: Day of the Week

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