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NUR 244




Course Title:              Medical-Surgical Nursing

اسم المقرر

Course Number:          NUR 244

رقم و رمز المقرر

Units Number:           4 hours (2 theory +2 practice)

عدد وحداته الدراسية و توزيعها

Pre-requisite:             NUR 230

متطلب سابق

Co-requisite:              NUR 245

مقرر مرافق

Level:                          FOUR

موقع المستوى الدراسي للتخصص

Course Description:

وصف المقرر

            This course focuses on the management of major health concerns among ill adults. It is designed to discuss the common problems encountered in the care of the ill adults. The course involves studying alterations in human functioning care of patients with alterations within the body systems. The focus is on the nursing care of medical surgical patients experiencing disruptions in health status characterized by moderate intensity. Learning experiences include working with adults in ambulatory and acute settings.

يركز المقرر على أوجه العناية التمريضية الخاصة بمرضى الأمراض الباطنية و الجراحة الذين يعانون من إختلالات صحية متوسطة الحدة و يتضمن المقرر تطبيقات عملية العناية بالبالغين بالأقسام الخارجية و مرافق العناية الفائق.
 يحتوي هذا المقرر على الوحدات الآتية: الرعاية التمريضية لمرضى العمليات الجراحية – الرعاية التمريضية للمرضى الملازمين للفراش – رعاية المرضى المصابين بالأورام، تقييمها و طرق تخفيفها – المرضى فاقدي الوعي و العناية بهم – مشاكل الجهاز الهضمي و العناية بها – السوائل بالجسم و توزيع العناصر – مرضى السكري و الغدد الصماء


أهداف المقرر

1.      Comprehend the pathophysiological changes associated with alterations in various body systems.

2.      Apply the nursing process following NANDA classification in providing nursing care to adult patients with medical surgical disorders.

3.      Acquire competence in the care of patients experiencing common medical surgical disorders.

4.      Participate in performing diagnostic and therapeutic measures to patients experiencing disruptions of moderate intensity in their health status.

Other specialty benefits from this course:

التخصصات المستفيدة من المقررات

Critical Care Nursing (NUR 356) – Emergency Care Nursing (NUR 488) – Maternity and Child Nursing (NUR 362) – Community and Mental Health Care Nursing (NUR 472)

Course Outline:

الموضوعات الرئيسية في المقرر                                                                                                                                                     


No. of Weeks

Contact Hours

I.       Nursing Process / NANDA Classification

-        Application of the nursing process steps

-        How to formulate proper nursing diagnosis to NANDA

-        How to develop a nursing care plan



II.    Care of the patient with Neoplastic Disorders 



-        Pathophysiology

-        Medical and surgical management

III. Pain Management                                                          



-        Nature of the problem



-        Medical and surgical management



IV. Care of Patients with Fluid and Electrolyte Imbalance



-        Fluid imbalances



-        Electrolyte imbalances



-        Acid-base imbalance



-        Assessment and nursing care of fluid and electrolyte imbalances



V.    Perioperative Nursing Care



-        Preoperative nursing care



-        Intraoperative nursing care



-        Postoperative nursing care



VI. Management of Patients with Cardiovascular Disorders



-        Assessment of cardiovascular system



-        Pathophysiology and electro-physiology of the heart



-        Nursing care of patients with:



a.      Structure Problems:



·         Valvular heart disease



·         Vascular problems (Hypertention)



b.      Function problems:



·         Angina pectoris, myocardial infarction and congestive, heart failure



·         Dysrhythmias and coronary artery disease



VII.          Management of Patients with Respiratory System




-        Assessment of Respiratory system



-        Nursing management of patients with upper airway problems



-        Nursing management of patients with lower airway problems



VIII.       Management of Patients with Endocrine System Disruptions                                      4



-        Assessment of endocrine and hepatic system



·         Hepatic, gall bladder and liver disorders



·         Diabetes mellitus



IX. Management of Patients with Gastrointestinal System Disruptions



-        Assessment of gastrointestinal system



-        Diagnostic tests of GIT



-        Etiology and pathophysiology of commom GIT ulcers



-        Nursing care of patients with GIT problems such as:



·         Gastritis



·         Duodenal and gastric ulcers



·         Appendicitis / appendectomy




Methods of Teaching:  

الطرائق المقترحة لتدريس المقرر

-        Lectures

-        Discussion and participation

-        Over Head Projector and transparencies

-        Assignment, reports and presentation

Each student will be expected to submit a weekly nursing care plan for different diagnosis as assigned. A nursing assignment concerning a clinical problem will be required and introduced from every student through a presentation.


نظام التقويم

-        Quizzes                                                                10%

-        Midterm examinations                                                 20%

-        Clinical practice and checklist                                        30%

-        Final written examination                                             40%   



1.      Smeltzer S. and Bare L. Brunner and Suddarth Textbook of Medical Surgical Nursing. 10th ed. Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott. Co. 2004.

2.      Hargrove-Huttel RA. Medical-Surgical Nursing. 3rd ed. Philadelphia: Lippincott Review Services. 2002.

3.      Body MW. and Tower BL. Medical-Surgical Nursing. Pennsylvania: Springhouse Corporation. 1997.

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