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PN 130   KSPN Medical Surgical Nursing I* (4 Hours)

Prerequisites: Admission to the Practical Nursing Program.

Corequisites: PN 131.

Prerequisites or corequisites: PN 125 with a grade of "C" or higher and PN 126 with a passing grade.

This course focuses on the effect of disorders of selected systems (respiratory, cardiovascular, hematologic & lymphatic, endocrine, integumentary, sensory and musculoskeletal) throughout the lifespan and applies the nursing process in meeting basic needs. Health promotion and maintenance, rehabilitation and continuity of care are emphasized. The role of the practical nurse is incorporated throughout. 60 hrs lecture/semester.