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School of Science, Technology and Health Studies

Dean: Joseph H. Bularzik
Phone: (315) 684-6079
Email: bularzjh@morrisville.edu

Course Description

Fundamentals of Nursing 1A

This course provides the theoretical foundation for nursing education and practice including the nursing process with emphasis on the assessment phase. Theory of therapeutic communication techniques and basic human needs across the life span are correlated to general knowledge of the biologic sciences and humanities. Standards for professional nursing practice are defined. The concept of critical thinking as it applies to health care is introduced. Students learn nursing procedures in a campus laboratory setting utilizing medical technology to complete accurate nursing assessment. Pre or Co-Requisites: BIOL 150, ENGL 101, PSYC 101 3 credits (4 lecture hours, 5 college laboratory hours per week for the first 7 weeks of the fall or spring semester)

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Admissions Requirements

Students wishing to enter this program must meet the following requirements:
The student entering the Nursing A.A.S. program from high school must have a minimum high school average of B or better, biology, chemistry, and New York state Math A, all with a minimum Regents score of 65. It is beneficial for students to have completed an additional year of both science and mathematics. 

The NLN pre-admission exam is required. A minimum composite score of a 100 is required for admission into the nursing program. 

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