Sep 17, 2019  
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NUR 101 - Fundamentals of Nursing Lecture

Hours: 6.5
This course is designed to introduce the student to the role of the nurse, the nursing process, legal and ethical aspects of healthcare and the basic needs of the individual and family. Abdellah’s 21 Nursing Problems will be utilized to show the individual as a whole as well as variations to health and wellness. The primary focus is to develop a firm foundation of basic nursing care and basic nursing skills. Concepts of therapeutic communication; basic skills and assessment; nutrition; principles of medication administration and safe patient handling are introduced.

Lecture/Laboratory: Six and one-half hours lecture per week.
Prerequisite: Acceptance into the Nursing program. Minimum grade of “C” in, ENG 101  or ENG 114 PSY 101 BIO 111  or two years of High School Biology (lab included) with a “B” or higher, CHM 105 COL 101 MTH 110  
Prerequisite/Corequisite: BIO 206 , minimum grade C
Corequisite: NUR 102  



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