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Medical-surgical nursing is a vital part of the healthcare system, and it is the nurse’s job to ensure patients receive the best possible care. In this two-part video series, we will cover the fundamentals of medical-surgical nursing. In part one, we will cover the basics of the nursing process, including assessment, diagnosis, planning, implementation, and evaluation. We will also discuss the importance of communication, patient safety, and infection prevention and control. Additionally, we will explore the roles and responsibilities of the medical-surgical nurse and the various types of medical-surgical nursing. In part two, we will delve deeper into the medical-surgical nursing discipline. We will explore the various types of medical-surgical nursing care, such as acute, chronic, and rehabilitative care. We will also discuss the various medical-surgical conditions, diagnostic tests, and treatments. Finally, we will look at strategies for providing quality patient care and the role of the medical-surgical nurse in patient advocacy. After completing this series, the student should have a better understanding of the fundamentals of medical-surgical nursing.