Adult Health Nursing III :Practice

NURS 324– Adult Health Nursing III: Practice

C O U R S E   I N F O R M A T I O N
Course Title:                Adult Health Nursing III
Code:                          NURS 324
Hours:                         Lec – 0 Hr    Lab – 0 Hr.    Cln – 6 Hrs.    Cr. Hr. –2.
Co/Prerequisite:           NURS 310
Level/Semester:           2nd level–Spring
Department offering the course: Adult Health Nursing – Faculty of Health Sciences.

C O U R S E   D E S C R I P T I O N
This course provides students with the chance to apply knowledge gained thorough the adult health nursing III: theory course. It focuses on application of theories, critical thinking and decision making skills, as well as nursing therapeutics to patients with orthopedic, urology, neurology and neurosurgery, ophthalmology, and ear disorders.

C O U R S E   A I M
This course designed to prepare undergraduate nursing students, to be competent in providing total care for patients with orthopedic, urological, neurological, neurosurgical, eye, and ear disorders.

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.   Group discussion/ Clinical conferences
2.   Clinical demonstration
3.   Clinical practice.
4.   Case studies /presentation.
5.   Individual/ group exercises.
6.   Directed reading.

L I S T   O F   R E F E R E N C E S
- Smeltzer S, Bear B. (2010).Textbook of Medical-Surgical Nursing. 12thed. London: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins Co.
- Carpenito L. (2008).Nursing Diagnosis: Application to Clinical Practice. 12th ed. Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins Co.
- Gulanick M, Myers J, Galanes S. (2007).Nursing Care Planes: Nursing Diagnosis and
Intervention. 6thed. St. Louis: Mosby.
-   Craven R, Hirnle C.(2000). Fundamental of Nursing: Human Health and Function 3rded.
Philadelphia: JB Lippincott Co.
-   Monahan F D, et al.( 2117). Phipps’ Medical Surgical Nursing. 4thed. Canada, Mosby.
- www.discovernursing.com
- www.allnurses.com
- www.futuresinnursing.org
- www.nursing4all.com
- www.marindalecenter.com
- www.emedicine.com
- www.medsurgnurse.org
- www.nurse.com
- www.med-surg.org
- www.lakelandcc.edu.
- www.udmery.edu/crna.
- www.medscape.com