This course provides the theoretical foundation for nursing knowledge that supports care of individuals with common health problems across the life span. Students will develop cognitive, affective and psychomotor skills in the campus laboratory setting and implement these skills in acute health care settings. Critical thinking skills which are applied to all phases of the nursing process are developed. Students learn to incorporate the general knowledge of growth and development, cultural and psychosocial needs into the care of individuals. Students utilize professional standards of practice while participating as a member of the health care team by practicing personal professional accountability. Communication skills utilized to effectively report and document nursing care. Technology is utilized to research and access nursing and medical information to deliver health care to individuals and families.
There is a transportation fee in this course.
Prerequisites: NURS110 (with a C+ grade or better), Pre-or Co- Requisites BIOL 151 and PSYC 241
9 credits (4 lecture hours, 9 clinical laboratory hours, 1 college laboratory hour per week), fall or spring semester