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School of Science, Technology and Health Studies

Dean: Christine A. Cring
Phone: (315) 684-6079
Email: cringca@morrisville.edu

Course Description

Fundamentals of Nursing IB

This course continues with the theoretical foundation of nursing education and nursing practice with a focus on assessment and implementation of basic nursing care. Students learn to practice therapeutic communication skills to obtain assessment data and implement effective basic nursing care. Critical thinking skills are facilitated by experiences in the clinical agency which enable the student to correlate theoretical knowledge and campus laboratory skills to nursing practice. Particular attention is given to the care of the geriatric individual. Students use medical technology to assess and implement care as well as recognize the role of technology in the diagnosis of health care problems. There is a fee for transportation. Prerequisite: , NURS105 (with C+ grade or better) 4 credits (4 lecture hours, 5 clinical laboratory hours, and 2 college laboratory per week for weeks 8-15 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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