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Jan 17, 2017
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Prerequisite: BIOL 1611 and 1611L, PSYC 1101, and MATH 1101 or higher math, each with a grade of C or better. This course focuses on an introduction to the profession of nursing and the role of the nurse in the healthcare system. It introduces the framework for the program of study and provides a foundation for nursing practice in the promotion and maintenance of health, prevention of illness, and care of patients/clients experiencing alterations in meeting basic health needs. The nursing process and concepts of holistic care, transcultural nursing, critical thinking, basic human needs, psychosocial needs, growth and development, legal/ethical issues, pharmacological principles, therapeutic interventions, and communication skills are emphasized. Selected content, including pharamacology and mathematical calculations, is presented using Web modules. This course includes classroom, laboratory, and clinical practice in diverse heathcare settings, and online experiences. This course is offered in the first semester of the Nursing Program.

8.000 Credit hours
5.000 Lecture hours
3.000 Lab hours

Levels: Undergrad-Semester
Schedule Types: Lecture, Supervised Laboratory

Division of Health Sciences Division
Nursing Department

Course Attributes:

May not be enrolled in one of the following Levels:     
      Continuing Education

Qualifying Score 20 and Undergrad-Semester level BIOL 1611 Minimum Grade of C and Undergrad-Semester level PSYC 1101 Minimum Grade of C and (Undergrad-Semester level MATH 1101 Minimum Grade of C or Undergrad-Semester level MATH 1111 Minimum Grade of C or Undergrad-Semester level MATH 1113 Minimum Grade of C or Undergrad-Semester level MATH 2431 Minimum Grade of C)

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