Course Catalog » Nursing 144

Subject: Nursing
Course Number: 144
Course Title: Adult Medical-Surgical/Geriatric Nursing: Theory Course
Units: 4.5
School: Nursing
Department: Physiological Nursing

Course Description: The course surveys selected medical-surgical conditions, problems in aging, and the nurse's role in promoting or preserving optimal function. Planning, implementing, and evaluating interventions based on data analysis is emphasized. Topics will focus on selected medical-surgical diagnoses using the nursing process with a case study approach including group critical thinking and discussion as the primary teaching framework.
Prerequisites: NURSING 141 NURSING 142 NURSING 142A NURSING 145
Restrictions: Enrollment in the Masters Entry Program in Nursing (MEPN). NURSING 144 must be taken concurrently with NURSING 144A
Activities: Direct - Lecture, Student - Lecture

Instructor of Record: K. Hettinger
Additional Instructor(s): A. Barrios
May the student choose the instructor for this course? No
Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? No

Quarter(s) Offered: Fall, Winter
Course Grading Convention: Letter Grade, P/NP (Pass/Not Pass) or S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
Graduate Division course: Yes
Is this a web-based online course? No
Is this an Interprofessional Education (IPE) course? No
May students in the Graduate Division (i.e. pursuing Master or PhD) enroll in this course? Yes
Repeat course for credit? No