Okefenokee Technical College 2012-2013 Catalog
PNSG 1122 Med Surg Nursing Practicum I (0-15-6)
Focuses on the clinical patient care aspects of health management and maintenance and the prevention of illness, care of the individual as a whole, and deviations from the normal state of health. The definition of client care includes using the nursing process, performing assessments, using critical thinking, and providing client education. Topics include: health management and maintenance; prevention of illness; care of the individual as a whole; pathological disorders and deviations from the normal state of health in the cardiovascular, respiratory, endocrine, urinary, and gastrointestinal systems; client care, treatment, pharmacology, medication administration, and diet therapy related to the cardiovascular, respiratory, endocrine, urinary, and gastrointestinal systems; and standard precautions.
Prerequisites: PNSG 1020, PNSG 1030, PNSG 1100