Nov 25, 2020  
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NUR 005 - Nurse Refresher – Part I: Theory

9 Continuing Education Units (CEU). This course is not for Credit(s).

This course is designed to enable the nurse to update his/her knowledge on the current practice of medical-surgical nursing in acute care.  Topics to be covered include healthcare trends/nursing roles, nursing process, pharmacology/dosage calculation, body systems (neurological, cardiovascular, respiratory, gastrointestinal, renal, musculoskeletal, and reproductive), hematology, immunity, gerontology, oncology, and pain management.


Course Objectives:

  1. demonstrate clinical competency in routine client-care skills;
  2. provide safe, effective care for clients with common medical-surgical concerns;
  3. prepare and safely administer medications via various routes;
  4. use the nursing process to assess, diagnose, plan, implement, and evaluate client care;
  5. communicate effectively with clients and staff; and
  6. document and report observations accurately using proper medical terminology and abbreviations.

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