Acute Fundamentals/Medical Surgical I (Clinical)

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. Therapeutic communication techniques and teaching/learning principles are applied in assisting the medical/surgical client to move toward self-care. The student will be introduced to principles of safe administration of medications by parenteral routes, fluid and electrolyte theory application, and preparation and administration of intravenous infusions. Clinical assignments will focus on the perioperative client as well as medical health deviations discussed in theory class.

Class Details

CRN Course Section Days Times Instructor Loc
01401 NURS 82L 1F MT····· 06:30 AM-02:30 PM Sandra Diaz HOSP

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.

Footnote Information

NURS-082L-01F: This class meets at Santa Clara Valley Medical Center, 4th Floor (2515 Bascom Ave., San Jose Ca 95128) with four class meeting place exceptions: On April 9, April 16, May 13 & 14, this class meets in De Anza College Room S81, 6:30 am-2:30 pm. For additional information contact instructor, Sandra Diaz at

Course Details

5 Units
Fifteen hours laboratory (180 hours total per quarter).
Gen Ed
Non-GE Class
Program Status
Program Applicable
Credit - Degree Applicable
Grading Method
Pass/Fail Grading


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