Nursing 84  Medical-Surgical Nursing II: Care of the Older Adult

  • Thursdays, 6:30 a.m. 
  • Instructor: Sherri Cozzens, RN, MS
  • Location: per schedule of classes
  • 4 Units
  • This is a hybrid course. Enrolled students will have access to the course in Canvas beginning a couple weeks before the quarter begins (must be enrolled to have access). Enrolled students will view weekly videotaped lectures prior to coming to the weekly "live" class meetings (usually 2 hours). Powerpoint slides to accompany lectures are provided on Canvas site. Quizzes may be online or in class. 
  • Office hrs: Monday & Tuesday, 2:30-3:30pm at clinical site; Thursday, 8:20-10:30am (drop in) on campus. Wed mornings 8a -10a online or phone. (Other times may be available by appt. with 5 days notice.)

  • Instructor contact:
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    • Students will be given a mobile phone number in Week 1 as the contact number for instructor.

Open invitation to all students! 

Students are invited to attend and participate in all monthly department faculty meetings, and regularly scheduled department Curriculum and Policy committee meetings. We welcome your input and ideas! See instructor for more information. 

Information for Incoming Quarter 4 Students! - see Nursing 84L page!


Course Syllabus

Assignments, Reading, and other Prep

  • Required Reading and Class Preparation List - check editions carefully!
  • Hesi case studies - per Canvas.  One case study per week, weeks  2 through 11 (total of 10 case studies)
  • Ethical dilemma paper - instructions on Canvas
  • Optional weekly prep questions on Canvas

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