Medical-Surgical Nursing Exam Review

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11.25 Contact Hours | Course Length: 615 Minutes


Introduction, Cardiovascular Review 139 minutes
Module Description
This course is designed to provide nurses with the tools, confidence and knowledge to successfully complete the Medical-Surgical Nursing Exam. The exam content outlines and blueprints from the ANCC and MSNCB were used to develop this program. Topics covered from the exam content outlines include: review of body systems, cardiac, pulmonary, neurologic, gastrointestinal, renal, genitourinary, reproductive, endocrine, hematologic, musculoskeletal, immune and more. Pathophysiology of disease processes including signs and symptoms and treatment modalities will be presented. The nursing process and nursing practice roles in the management of patient care will be discussed through case scenarios and sample questions. All aspects of the Practice Domains and test-taking strategies will also be covered. The module will also reacquaint participants with cardiovascular disorders that are often included in the Medical-Surgical Nursing Exam.

Module Learning Outcomes
This module prepares the learner to:
  1. Describe pathophysiology of cardiac disease processes.
  2. Apply the Domains of Practice described in the test blueprints to clinical practice.
  3. Develop rapport with patient, family and caregivers.
  4. Assess, plan, intervene, evaluate, educate and promote positive outcomes for the medical-surgical patient.
Pulmonary Review
74 minutes
Module Description
This session will reacquaint participants with pulmonary disorders that are often included in the Medical-Surgical Nursing Certification Exam.

Module Learning Outcomes
This module prepares the learner to:
  1. Describe pathophysiology of pulmonary function and disease processes.
  2. Apply the Domains of Practice described in the test blueprints to clinical practice.
  3. Develop rapport with patient, family and caregivers.
  4. Assess, plan, intervene, evaluate, educate and promote positive outcomes for the medical-surgical patient.
Neurological and Musculoskeletal Review
84 minutes
Module Description
This session will reacquaint participants with neurological and musculoskeletal disorders that are often included in the Medical-Surgical Nursing Certification Exam.

Module Learning Outcomes
This module prepares the learner to:
  1. Describe pathophysiology of neurological and musculoskeletal function and disease processes.
  2. Apply the Domains of Practice described in the test blueprints to clinical practice.
  3. Develop rapport with patient, family and caregivers.
  4. Assess, plan, intervene, evaluate, educate, and promote positive outcomes for the medical-surgical patient.
Behavior Disorders
25 minutes
Module Description
This session will reacquaint participants with behavior disorders that are often included in the Medical-Surgical Nursing Certification Exam.

Module Learning Outcomes
This module prepares the learner to:
  1. Describe pathophysiology of behavior disorders.
  2. Apply the Domains of Practice described in the test blueprints to clinical practice.
  3. Develop rapport with patient, family and caregivers.
  4. Assess, plan, intervene, evaluate, educate and promote positive outcomes for the medical-surgical patient.
Legal and Ethical Considerations
28 minutes
Module Description
This session will reacquaint participants with legal and ethical issues that are often included in the Medical-Surgical Nursing Certification Exam.

Module Learning Outcomes
This module prepares the learner to:
  1. Understand legal and ethical considerations in medical-surgical nursing.
  2. Apply the Domains of Practice described in the test blueprints to clinical practice.
  3. Develop rapport with patient, family and caregivers.
  4. Assess, plan, intervene, evaluate, educate, and promote positive outcomes for the medical-surgical patient.
Immune, Hematological and Integumentary Disorders
52 minutes
Module Description
This session will reacquaint participants with disorders of the immune, hematological and integumentary systems that are often included in the Medical-Surgical Nursing Certification Exam.

Module Learning Outcomes
This module prepares the learner to:
  1. Describe pathophysiology of immune, hematologic and integumentary function and disease processes.
  2. Apply the Domains of Practice described in the test blueprints to clinical practice.
  3. Understand the importance of maintaining good rapport with patient, family and caregivers.
  4. Assess, plan, intervene, evaluate, educate, and promote positive outcomes for the medical-surgical patient.
Endocrine Disorders
60 minutes
Module Description
This session will reacquaint participants with endocrine disorders that are often included in the Medical-Surgical Nursing Certification Exam.

Module Learning Outcomes
This module prepares the learner to:
  1. Describe pathophysiology of endocrine function and disease processes.
  2. Apply the Domains of Practice described in the test blueprints to clinical practice.
  3. Develop rapport with patient, family and caregivers.
  4. Assess, plan, intervene, evaluate, educate, and promote positive outcomes for the medical-surgical patient.
Renal and Genitourinary Review
52 minutes
Module Description
This session will reacquaint participants with disorders of the renal and GU systems that are often included in the Medical-Surgical Nursing Certification Exam.

Module Learning Outcomes
This module prepares the learner to:
  1. Describe pathophysiology of renal and GU function and disease processes.
  2. Apply the Domains of Practice described in the test blueprints to clinical practice.
  3. Assess, plan, intervene, evaluate, educate, and promote positive outcomes for the medical-surgical patient.

Gastrointestinal Review
54 minutes
Module Description
This session will reacquaint participants with gastrointestinal disorders that are often included in the Medical-Surgical Nursing Certification Exam.

Module Learning Outcomes
This module prepares the learner to:
  1. Describe pathophysiology of GI function and disease processes.
  2. Apply the Domains of Practice described in the test blueprints to clinical practice.
  3. Develop rapport with patient, family and caregivers.
  4. Assess, plan, intervene, evaluate, educate, and promote positive outcomes for the medical-surgical patient.

Shock and Multisystem Failure
28 minutes
Module Description
This session will reacquaint participants with different types of shock and multisystem failure that are often included in the Medical-Surgical Nursing Certification Exam.

Module Learning Outcomes
This module prepares the learner to:
  1. Describe pathophysiology of shock and multisystem failure.
  2. Apply the Domains of Practice described in the test blueprints to clinical practice.
  3. Assess, plan, intervene, evaluate, educate, and promote positive outcomes for the medical-surgical patient.

Test-Taking Strategies
19 minutes
Module Description
This session will explore the domains of practice addressed in the medical-surgical certification exam. Domains of practice are derived from nursing theory and define elements used by the professional nurse in achieving positive outcomes for their patients.

Module Learning Outcomes
This module prepares the learner to:
  1. Recognize the relationship between the domains of practice and patient outcomes.
  2. Recognize how questions will pertain to the domains of practice.

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