2022-2023 Yavapai College Catalog 
    Mar 02, 2024  
2022-2023 Yavapai College Catalog [PREVIOUS CATALOG YEAR]

NSG 132 - Concepts in Nursing II

Description: Introduction to commonly occurring health care concerns. Includes oncology overview, alterations in oxygenation and perfusion, endocrine, musculoskeletal, and gastrointestinal functions, and an introduction to management concepts.

Prerequisites: NSG 131 and BIO 202 and NTR 135

Credits: 9
Lecture: 5
Lab: 12

Course Content:
1. Beginning leadership and management principles
a. delegation
b. leadership/organization
c. supervision
d. time management
2. Nursing considerations
a. age-related considerations
b. care planning and nursing process
c. legal and ethical considerations
d. nurse/client relationship
3. Nursing management of adult clients with alterations in:
a. acid base balance
b. cell growth
c. endocrine function
d. fluid/electrolyte balance
e. renal function
f. gastrointestinal function
g. musculo-skeletal function
h. oxygenation/perfusion
i. organ donation
Learning Outcomes:
  1. Investigate the etiology, pathophysiology, clinical manifestations, diagnostic studies, collaborative care, and nursing management of clients with selected alterations. (2a-d) (3a-i)
  2. Use the nursing process as a framework for care of clients with selected alterations. (1-3)
  3. Explain nursing considerations when caring for clients with selected alterations. (2a-d) (3a-i)
  4. Apply basic management skills while providing nursing care. (1a-d)