This course will explore the diverse role of the Registered Nurse while introducing various professional organizations and resources relating to the health care field. This course will also address effective study skills focusing on time management. Other topics include test taking strategies and study habits for nursing students, including the use of library resources and the application of technology. The demonstration of proper use of math concepts as applied to drug calculations specifically use in the health care profession will also be required. This course is open to students enrolled in nursing and pre-nursing. Students cannot receive credit for NURS 101 and GNED 100 and/or GNED 102.
1 credit hour (2 lecture hours per week for 8 weeks), fall/spring semester