1. which ASN courses at excelsior are Med Surg and Maternity and Pediatrics
    the courses are named concepts or fundamentals,but that doesn't tell me what the
    major subject is.....sure someone knows what each course really covers
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  3. by   fmoore723
    Heres the breakdown for ya...

    Health Safety / Old NC1 Exam - Nsg Process, Health Wellness and Illness, Environmental Safety, Biological Safety,Med safety, Psych. Safety

    Health Differences-/Old NC2 exam- Nutrition, Elimination, Oxygenation, Fl & electrolyte Balance, Activity, Mobility, Sleep

    Chronicity/ Old NC3 part1 exam-Culture, Comfort, Pain, End of Life care, Sensory Impairments, Community Based Nsg

    Reproductive Health/ Old NC3 part 2 exam- Human Sexuality, OB, Congenital and Genetic abnormal, Reproductive and Development Disorders

    Health Differences Across the Lifespans 1/ Old NC4 exam- Cardiac, Resp and Abnormal Cellular Growth

    Health Differences Across the Lifespans 2/ Old NC5 exam- Behavior responses, Cognitive assessment, Regulatory Mechanisms, Metabolic Mechanisms [Psych and Endocrine]

    Health Differences Across the Lifespans 3/ Old NC6 exam- Infectious and Communicable Diseases, Tissue Trauma, Neuro Disorders, Musculoskeletal Disorders

    Transition to Nurse professional/ Old Nc7- Ethics, HX Nsg., Nurses role, Health Care Delivery, Nsg Responsibilities

    OB is Reproductive Health or the Old NC3
    Med-Surg is pretty much all of the Health Differences Across the Lifespans (or NC4-6) which includes information on Peds within each course.

    Hope this helps.

  4. by   caliotter3
    As you can see from the breakdown that Felicia provided, Excelsior does not break down their exams according to the traditional subject listings. Developmental differences (peds and geriatric populations) as well as pharmacology, are integrated into each test.