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Spring 2022
Sep 26, 2023
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NURS 101 - Fundamentals Patient Care
Concurrent enrollment in or completion of BIOL 203. Adult, child, and infant CPR certification required prior to clinical. This foundational course introduces students to the practice of professional nursing as a therapeutic process of caring, knowledge, judgment and skill. The core concepts of individual, professional nursing, and health care are an organizing framework. Emphasis is placed on the concepts of health, wellness and illness, professional behaviors, accountability, assessment, caring interventions for basic human needs, clinical decision making, safety, communication, evidence-based practice, legal issues, stress and coping, culture, and health care systems. Students will integrate theory into practice by caring for adult and older patient’s basic needs in long term and acute care settings. The student is expected to demonstrate competency of selected basic nursing skills in the Nursing Lab.
4.000 TO 8.000 Credit hours
4.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours
0.000 OR 12.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Hybrid (Synchronous), Interactive Video Study, Lecture/Clinical, Lecture, On-line Study (Synchronous)

Science/Math/Technology Division
Nursing Department

Course Attributes:
Applied Learning, Applied Learning-Clinical, Health Requirement, Malpractice Insurance Fee, Nursing Lab Fee

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