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SAN COLLEGE CENTRAL

ASSOCIATE DEGREE NURSING

RNSG 1341

COMMON CONCEPTS OF ADULT HEALTH

Original Spring 2001
Revised May 2012
Revised Spring 2013 MISSION

The San Jacinto College Central Campus Department of Associated Degree Nursing (ADN) will provide an educational environment of the highest standards, to prepare graduates committed to excellence in nursing practice as registered nurses in a dynamic health care arena.

PHILOSOPHICAL THREADS

Nursing process
Professional Nursing Practice
Evidenced based practice
Health teaching, promotion, and prevention activities
Cultural diversity and ethnic considerations
Lifespan
Critical Thinking Skills

CONCEPTUAL MODEL

ROLES: HOLISTIC CLIENT CARE
Provider of CareHealth Care Needs
Coordinator of CareEnvironment
Member of Profession Human Needs

SAN JACINTO COLLEGE CENTRAL
ASSOCIATE DEGREE NURSING
RNSG 1341
COMMON CONCEPTS OF ADULT HEALTH

TABLE OF CONTENTS

Page 1.Purpose Statement 4

2.Course Description 4

3.Learning Outcomes 4

4.Student Learning Outcomes 5

5.Scan Competencies 6

6.Learning Outcome Assessment 6

6.Punctuality of Work Presented 9

8.Attendance 8

9.Outcomes Inventory 9

10.Course Topics with Suggested Time Frames10

11.Required Textbooks 11

12.Recommended Books 11

13.Course Orientation Signature Sheet…………………………………………………………… 13

14.Integrity Statement………………………………………………………………………………….14

15.ADN Interpretation/Clarification of Plagiarism…………………………………………………..15

16.Exam Review and Wallk Through Policy16

Course Content

IDisorders of the Respiratory Function17-18

IIDisorders of Peripheral Vascular Function19-20

IIIDisorders of the Endocrine System21-22

IVDisorders of Nervous System Function23-24

VDisorders of Urinary and Renal Function 25-26

VIDisorders of Musculoskeletal Function Disorders43

VIIDisorders of the Digestive and Gastrointestinal Function30-32

VIIIHematologic Disorders33-34

IXDisorders of Integumentary Function35-36

XSensory Disorders: The Eye37-38

XISensory Disorders: The Ear39-40

XIIDisorders of the Female Reproductive System41

XIIISexually Transmitted Disorders42

XIVDisorders of the Male Reproductive Function43

APPENDICES

AExam Guidelines46

BGrade Calculation47
Example of grade calculation48

CRespiratory Diagnostic Studies49

DNeurology57

ECommon Assessment Abnormalities of the Nervous System58

FCommon Neurological Tests60

GIntegumentary Scabies – V - Pediculosis63

HReproductive Guide to Some Common Sexually Transmitted Diseases64

IPeripheral Vascular Disease Diagnostic Tests for PVD71

J. Diabetes75

KGI Diagnostic Studies79

L Hepatitis81

MInfections of the Mouth82

NHematologic Disorders of the Blood84

O Anemias85

P Sensory Disorders : Eye and Ear87

QMale Reproductive92

RDiagnostic Renal Tests93

SUrine Test94

THow Urine Ph Affects Calculi Formation95

Diet Therapy for Urolithiasis

COURSE NO:RNSG 1341

TITLE OF COURSE:Common Concepts of Adult Health

CREDIT:3 Semester Hours

LENGTH OF COURSE:16 Weeks

METHOD OF INSTRUCTION:Lecture, objective learning, audio-visual aids, handouts, student learning
guide, student participation, textbook, article cards

PURPOSE STATEMENT:

Principles of Adult Health is a required course for the completion of the Associate Degree Nursing Program at San...
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