Adult Health Nursing III :Theory

NURS 310 Adult Health Nursing III

Course Title:                Adult Health Nursing III
Code:                          NURS 310
Hours:                         Lec – 3 Hrs.    Lab – 0 Hr.    Cln – 0 Hrs.    Cr. Hr. – 3
Prerequisite:                NURS 307
Level/Semester:           2nd level – Spring.
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 focuses on the knowledge as well as critical thinking and decision making skills as well as nursing therapeutics in special medical and surgical settings. It focuses on adult patients/families with orthopedic, urology, neurology and neurosurgery, ophthalmology, and ear disorders.

C O U R S E   A I M
This course is 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.   Illustrated lecture
2.   Group discussion
3.   Simulated practice
4.   Actual practice on the patient
5.   Conference
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
- 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.medsurgnurse.org