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provide equitable and relevant CAVITE STATE UNIVERSITY historic Cavite recognized for
educational opportunities in the (CvSU) excellence in the development of
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through quality instruction and Indang, Cavite upright individuals.
responsive research and
development activities. It shall
produce professional, skilled and COLLEGE OF NURSING
morally upright individuals for
global competitiveness COURSE SYLLABUS

Second Semester, school year 2012-2013

Course Code: NURS 65



Course Description: This course deals with the concepts, principles and theories of human behaviour and the
care of the sick client across the lifespan with emphasis on the adult and the older person,
population group experiencing alterations in Inflammatory and Immunologic Response and
perception and coordination in varied settings.

Course Unit: 5 units lecture, 4 units RLE (1unit skills lab, 3 unit clinical)

Credit Hours: 90 Lecture Hours/ 204 RLE Hours

Prerequisite: NURS 60

Course Objectives: At the end of the course, and given actual clients, population group,
With problems in inflammatory and immunologic response and perception and
coordination, the student should be able to:

1. Utilize the nursing process in the care of individuals, families in

community and hospital settings.
- Assess with client/s his/her/their condition/health status through interview, physical
examination, interpretation of laboratory findings.
- Identify actual and at-risk nursing diagnosis.
- Plan appropriate nursing interventions with client/s and family for identified
nursing diagnosis.
- Implement plan of care with client/s and family.
- Evaluate the progress of his/her/their client’s condition ad outcomes of care.
2. Ensure a well-organized and accurate documentation system.
3. Relate with client/s and their family and the health team appropriately.
4. Observe bioethical concepts/ principles and core values and nursing standards in the
care of clients.
5. Promote personal and professional growth of self and others.

Core Value: Observe the core values cherished by the nursing profession such as love of God, country
and people, and caring and the bioethical principles in thecare of clients.

Topic No. of hours

I. Alteration in inflammatory and immunologic response 60 hours

1. Essential Concept of infectious disorder

2. Nursing Process overview for infectious disorder
3. Communicable Diseases 10 hours
a. Stages
b. Chain of infection
c. Reservoir
d. Portal of entry
e. Mode of transmission
f. Portal of exit
4. Infection Control
5. Infectious Disorder 20 hours
a. Viral infection
 Rubella ( German measles)
 Rubeola (measles)
 Chicken pox ( Varicella)
 Herpes Zoster
 Poliomyelitis
 Rabies
 Meningitis
 Mumps
 Dengue
b. Bacterial infections
 Scarlet fever
 Diphtheria
 Pertussis
 Tetanus
 Lyme disease
 Typhoid fever
c. Other infectious pathogens
 Scabies
 Ascariasis
 Candidiasis
d. Infectious neurological disorder
 Guillainbarre syndrome
e. Reproductive sexually transmitted diseases 10 hours
 Aids
 Gonorrhoea
 Hepatitis B
 Syphilis
 Trichomoniasis
6. Immunologic 15 hours
a. Structures and function of the immune system
b. Categories of immune system
c. Immune response
d. Allergen response
e. Immune diseases
 Multiple sclerosis
 Addison’s disease
 Type I Diabetes mellitus
 Ulcerative colitis
 Glomerulonephritis
 Lupus erythematous
f. Cell mediated hypersensitivity delayed
 Transplant rejection
 Contact dermatitis

II. Alteration in Perception and Coordination 30 hours

a. Structure and function of musculoskeletal system
b. Nursing process overview
c. Musculoskeletal disorder 15 hours
1. Common problem across the life span
 Fracture
 Osteoporosis
 Osteomyelitis
 Dislocation
 Osteoarthritis
 Gouty arthritis
 Sprain and strain
 Cast application
 Traction application
 Orthopaedic surgery
2. Common health problem of the neonates and infants 10 hours
 Congenital hips dislocation
 Clubfoot
 Torticollis
3. Common problem of the adolescence and adult
 Juvenile Rheumatoid arthritis
 Rickets
 Scoliosis
 Carpal tunnel syndrome
 Osteomalacia
 Amputation
d. Eye Disorders 5 hours
 Ptosis
 Conjunctivitis
 Cataract
 Retinal detachment
 Glaucoma
 Strabismus
e. Ear, Nose, and Throat Disorders 5 hours
 Otitis
 Hearing loss
 Menieres disease
 Cleft lip and palate
 Sinusitis
 Pharyngitis
 Tonsillitis

Teaching Method:
 Reporting
 Class discussion
 Role playing

Instructional Materials:
 Paper and pencil
 Visual aids
 Laptop
 Projector
 Transparency
 White board

 Smeltzer, Suzanne C. etal, Textbook of Medical - Surgical Nursing Twelfth edition Volume 1 and
 Daniels, Rick etal, Contemporary Medical- Surgical Nursing Volume 1 and 2

Course Requirements:
 Long exam
 Midterm
 Final exam
 Quizzes
 Project

Evaluation of student’s performance/ Grading:

1. To pass the course a student must get of grade 3. Or better.
2. The grade in lecture is based on examination, quizzes, attendance, assignments

 Examination 60 %
 Quizzes 20 %
 Project 10%
 Attendance 5%
 Attitude 5%
Course Policies:

1. Student will be given 10 minutes allowance to attend the class and the class will be dismissed 10 minutes
before the time to give them allowance for the next class.
2. Students are required to wear his/ her ID always and be in complete uniform during prescribed days.
3. Three consecutive unexcused absences will automatically drop the students from the subject in case of
absences due to illness; a medical certificate should be presented to the instructor.
4. Special examination and make up sessions will only be given to students with valid and justifiable
reasons for absences.
5. Cellular phones should strictly be in silent mode during class hours
6. All students shall maintain cleanliness and orderliness of the classroom.

Prepared By:

Level III Clinical Instructors

Recommended By:

Level III & IV Coordinator

Approved By: