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COLLEGE OF NURSING SANTIAGO CITY Course Outline MEDICAL-SURGICAL NURSING Care of Clients with Problems in Inflammatory Response and

Perception and Coordination A. BRAIN AND SPINAL CORD I . Review of Neuroanatomy II. Assessment of clients with neurologic and coordination problems with locomotion a. Glasgow Coma Scale b. Deep Tendon Reflex c. Cranial nerve d. Muscle Size, Strength, and function e. Reflexes f. Cerebellar Function III. Special Diagnostic Procedures a. Brain Imaging Techniques b. Lumbar Pressure c. Electroencephalogram (EEG) d. Cerebral Angiography IV. Neurologic Disorders across the Lifespan A. Nursing Care of Client with: 1. Increased Intracranial Pressure 2. Seizure Disorders 3. Childhood Disorders a. Cerebral Palsy b. Hydrocephalus c. Spina Bifida d. Reyes Syndrome 4. Infectious Disorders a. Meningitis b. Encephalitis c. Poliomyelitis d. Rabies 5. Traumatic Injuries to the Brain a. Concussion b. Contusion 6. Circulatory Disorders a. Cerebrovascular Accident a.1 Ischemic and Hemorrhagic Stroke 7. Neuromuscular Disorders a. Multiple Sclerosis b. Gullain Barre Syndrome c. Amyotophic Lateral Sclerosis d. Myasthenia Gravis 8. Degenenarative Disorders a. Parkinsons Disease b. Huntingtons Disease c. Alzheimers Disease 9. Disorders Of the Spinal Cord a. Herniated or Ruptured Nucleus Pulposus b. Spinal Cord Injury c. Degenerative Disk Disease(DDD) 10. Cranial Nerve Disorder

a. Trigeminal Neuralgia b. Bells Palsy c. Peripheral Neuritis 11. Malignant Neoplasms B. VISUAL AND AUDITORY DISORDERS I.EYES AND EARS-REVIEW OF ANATOMY II. DIAGNOSTIC PROCEDURES a. Visual Acuity, Visual Field Testing, Ophthalmoscopy, Audiometry b. CT scan, Electronystagmography, Ear culture, Sensitivity III. DISORDERS OF THE EYE a. Glaucoma b. Cataract c. Retina Disorder d. Trauma e. Infectious and Inflammatory disease f. Low vision and blindness IV. Disorders of the Ears A. External ear disorder a. Cerumen impaction b. Foreign bodies c. External otitis B. Middle ear disorders a. Tympanic membrane perforation b. Acute otitis media c. Serous otitis media d. Chronic otitis media C. Inner ear disorder a. Motion sickness b. Menieres disease c. Labyrinthitis C. IMUNE SYSTEM I. REVIEW OF IMMUNOLOGY II. IMMUNE DISORDERS a. Allergies 1. Asthma 2. Allergic Rhinitis 3. Atopic Dermatitis 4. Urticaria & Angioedeme 5. RH Incompatibility 6. Skin graft and Organ Resection b.Autoimmunity 1. Systemic lupus Erythematosus 2.Fibromyalgia Syndrome c. Immunodeficiency 1. AIDS 2.STDs a. Syphilis b. Gonorrhea c.Chancroid d. Herpes Simplex Virus e. Genital Warts f. Trichomoniasis d. Vaccine- Preventable Diseases 1. Diphtheria

2. Pertussis 3. Tetanus 4. Measles, Mumps, Rubella 5. Varicella, Herpes Zoster D. PROBLEMS WITH LOCOMOTION I. Abnormalities in the Curvature of the Spine (Torticollis, Kyphosis, Lordosis, Scoliosis) II. Degenerative Disorders (Osteoarthritis, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Gout, Osteoporosis, Osteomyelitis, Legg-Calve- Perthes Disease, OsgoodSclatter disease) III. Traumatic Injury- Fractures IV. Congenital Disorders- Clubfoot, Development Dyplasia of the Hip, Muscular Dystrophy V. Bone Tumors E. PAIN DISORDERS I. Complex Regional Pain Syndrome F. SKIN DISORDERS I. Review of Skin Lesions II. Bacterial Infections- Impetigo, Folliculitis, Furuncles, Carbunculosis III. Fungal Infections- Tinea Vesi color- Athletes Foot IV. Parasitic Infestations- Scabies , Pediculosis