Prerequisite(s): RNSG 1911, RNSG 1920, RNSG 1931
This first adult health course is designed to prepare associate degree nursing students to provide nursing care utilizing concepts and skills introduced in the foundational course (RNSG 1920). Nursing care that promotes healthy transitions for clients experiencing variations of health status related to gastrointestinal, respira¬tory, musculoskeletal, neurological, cardiovascular, and psychosocial functions is included. Special consideration is given to the care of the elderly and clients during the operative period. Critical thinking skills are utilized to meet the bio/psychosocial, developmental, cultural, and spiritual needs of the client. Emphasis is placed on the application of the roles of associate degree nursing practice.