Advanced Medical Surgical Nursing Concepts

Course Code: NCSI1126A

Credits: 1

Course Description: Building on intermediate medical surgical nursing concepts and skills, this course reinforces core skills and introduces students to advanced medical surgical nursing concepts and skills related to client care in a medical or surgical unit. These include IV therapy (peripheral sites), central venous access devices (CVAD), total parenteral nutrition (TPN), special lines (hypodermoclysis), tracheostomy care, chest tubes, cardiac rhythm interpretation, phlebotomy (venipuncture), and emergency nursing. Critical thinking and clinical judgment will be emphasized.

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Note: Please indicate location in the subject line of your email (Fredericton, Miramichi, Moncton, Saint John, St. Andrews, Woodstock or Online).

Participants must be at least 16-years old, unless otherwise noted.

Books: For questions about books for online courses, please contact the NBCC Saint John bookstore at 1-506-658-6774 or email  For all other courses, please refer to the associated campus. Prices quoted are approximate. There are no refunds for textbooks or materials.

All prices include HST, where applicable, and are subject to change.

Registration Status

  • Open - Accepting registrations
  • Waitlist - Class is full but there is waitlist availability
  • Pending - Will open for registration & payment 3 months prior to the start date
  • Closed - Registration has closed
  • Full – The class is full and there is no waitlist available
  • Cancelled - The class has been cancelled