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Formerly NURS 208

NURS 209 NUPR 209 Course Summaries

Course Summaries

NURS 209: Students are introduced to nursing care of adults and elderly experiencing a variety of health disturbances related to neurological, respiratory, cardiovascular, gastrointestinal, metabolic and endocrine, and, renal and urological systems. Emphasis is on the nursing process and tertiary prevention.

NUPR 209: Students utilize the nursing process in this sequential course to provide holistic care to adults and the  elderly.  Emphasis is on tertiary care and prevention of health care disturbances affecting body systems. 

National Emergency Library - Adult Nursing

E-books available from the National Emergency Library.  May be borrowed for two weeks.  Registration required.


EBSCO Tutorials



The University of The Bahamas subscribes to thousands of journals in full text from EbscoHost.  Titles of interest for students in Adult Nursing include:

American Journal of Nursing

British Journal of Nursing

Nursing Made Incredibly Easy

Nursing Management

MedSurg Nursing

NURS 209 / NUPR 209 Reference Resources and Reading List

Required Texts

Hinkle, J. L., & Cheever, K. H. (2018). Brunner and Suddarth's textbook of medical-surgical nursing. (14th ed.). Philadelphia: Wolters Kluwer Health. ISBN 978-1496347992 HBL RESERVE RT41 .T46 2018

Study guide for Brunner and Suddarth's textbook of medical-surgical nursing. (14th ed.). (2018). Philadelphia: Wolters Kluwer Health. ISBN 978-1496355096

Supplemental Resources

Carpenito, L. J. (2017). Nursing care plans: Transitional patient & family centered care. (7th ed.). Philadelphia: Wolters Kluwer.

Gulanick, M. & Myers, J. L. (2017). Nursing care plans: Diagnoses, interventions & outcomes. (9th ed.). St. Louis: Mosby/Elsevier.

Herdman, T. H. (2018). Nursing diagnoses: Definitions and classification, 2018-2020. (11th ed.). New York: Thieme.

Lewis, S. M., Bucher, L., Heitkemper, M. M., Harding, M. M. (Eds.). (2017). Medical-surgical nursing: Assessment and management of clinical problems. (10th ed.). St. Louis: Elsevier.

Lynn, P. (2015). Taylor’s clinical nursing skills: A nursing process approach. (4th ed.). Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.

Nettina, S. M. (2013). Lippincott manual of nursing practice. (10th ed.). Philadelphia: Wolters Kluwer Health.

EBSCOhost ebooks

Oxford Handbook of Adult Nursing 2018

Related Library Book Call Numbers

     * RT41 for textbooks

     * RT51 for specialized books

     * RC Internal Medicine section for specific body systems

     * RD Surgery section for Perioperative Nursing and Wound Care

     * RE Eye

     * RT41 Medical-Surgical Nursing textbooks

Nursing & Allied Health Sciences Librarian / Graduate Studies and Research Liaison Librarian

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Virginia Ballance
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Harry C. Moore Library
Oakes Field Campus,
University of The Bahamas,
Nassau, Bahamas