Adult Health Nursing II :Theory

NURS 307 – Adult Health Nursing II: Theory

C O U R S E   I N F O R M A T I O N

Course Title:                Adult Health Nursing II: Theory
Code:                          NURS 307
Hours:                         Lec – 3 Hrs.    Lab – 0 Hrs.    Cln –    Cr. Hr. – 3.
Prerequisite:                NURS 216
Level/Semester:           2nd level – Fall.
Department offering the course: Nursing Department – Faculty of Health Sciences.

C O U R S E   D E S C R I P T I O N
This course is a continuation of Adult Health Nursing I course. It is designed to develop the student’s knowledge in the nursing care of adult patients/families with  cardiovascular disorders, respiratory disorders, burn, perioperative care, pain and cancer. Theoretical concepts and knowledge related to basic health sciences are incorporated in the didactic information.

C O U R S E   A I M
This course focuses on application of theories, as well as critical thinking, decision-makings and nursing therapeutics in the general and special medical surgical settings. Topics include perioperative care, pain, respiratory, cardiovascular, cancer, as well as burns.

T E A C H I N G   A N D   L E A R N I N G   M E T H O D S
1.   Lectures.
2.   Group discussion.
3.   Individual/ group exercises.
4.   Directed reading.

L I S T   O F   R E F E R E N C E S
-Smeltzer  S,  Bear  B.  (2004).Textbook  of  Medical-Surgical  Nursing.  10thed.  London:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins Co.
-Pudner R. (2000)Nursing the Surgical Patient. Philadelphia: Bailliere Tindall Co; pp. 27- 52.
- Craven R, Hirnle C. (2000).Fundamental of Nursing: Human Health and Function. 3rded.
Philadelphia: JB Lippincott Co.
- Perry A, Potter P. (2001).Fundamental of Nursing. 5thed. Saint Louis: Mosby Co.
- Monahan F D, et al. Phipps’ Medical Surgical Nursing. 4thed. Canada, Mosby, Inc, 2007.