Acute Fundamentals/Medical Surgical I

Course Description

Physical and psychosocial, universal, developmental, and health deviation self-care requisites are addressed by utilization of the nursing process and Orem's model of self-care. The student will be introduced to principles of fluid and electrolyte theory, and safe administration of medication by parenteral and intravenous routes. The preoperative, intraoperative, and postoperative stages of the surgical patient will be discussed. A variety of medical-surgical health deviations will also be presented which has a more surgical emphasis. The student will learn gender, physiological, ethnic, and age differences and similarities when discussing the health deviations and interventions.

Class Details

CRN Course Section Days Times Instructor Loc
01400 NURS 82 1 ···R··· 06:30 AM-10:20 AM Sandra Diaz S57

Class Materials: View textbook and/or other materials for this course available at the Bookstore.
Class Dates: This class runs from 2019-04-08 to 2019-06-28.

Course Details

4 Units
Four hours lecture (48 hours total per quarter).
Gen Ed
Non-GE Class
Program Status
Program Applicable
Credit - Degree Applicable
Grading Method
Letter Grading


NURS 81, 81L and 81P (all courses with a grade of C or better).
NURS 82 students must also enroll in NURS 82L.
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