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ADN 253 - Medical/Surgical Nursing III

Unit(s): 2.00

Prerequisite: ADN 250, ADN 251, ADN 251L, ADN 252 and ADN 252L
Corequisite: ADN 253L
Transfers to: CSU

This course focuses on the nursing process with patients requiring complex nursing care. The course emphasizes approaches to handling generalized emergencies, immunologic problems, and oncologic problems. The course integrates all past nursing theory to assist the nursing student with advanced nursing concepts. This course is designed for students in the Associate Degree Nursing Program. The Board of Registered Nursing requires that students must be concurrently enrolled in both ADN 253 and ADN 253L, and pass both courses together. They cannot be taken individually for credit.

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Rio Hondo College, serving the communities of El Monte, Pico Rivera, Santa Fe Springs, South El Monte, and Whittier for over 50 years.


Rio Hondo College
3600 Workman Mill Road
Whittier, CA 90601

Phone: (562) 692-0921
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