Nursing - NURS 105
Foundations in Nursing Practice 1
4 Credit Hours2.5 Lecture Hours4.5 Laboratory Hours
This course provides an introduction to the theory and practice of nursing. It emphasizes application of the nursing process and critical thinking skills while utilizing evidence-based principles of nursing in providing basic care for chronically ill and elderly clients within the practical and registered nurse scope of practice. Theoretical content focuses on fundamental nursing concepts and skills with practice in laboratory settings.
(A requirement that must be completed before taking this course.)
- Acceptance into the Nursing Career Ladder Curriculum for the current year.
Upon successful completion of the course, the student should be able to:
- Describe professional nursing within the healthcare environment.
- Apply communication, caring, psychosocial and physiological concepts to adult and elderly clients and their families.
- Utilize critical thinking to operationalize the nursing process as a framework for client care.
- Utilize safety and preventative measures while providing nursing care.
- Apply the nursing process when performing client assessment.
- Apply the nursing process when providing client hygiene measures.
- Apply the nursing process to clients with nutritional needs; digestion and elimination alterations.
- Utilize principles of medical and surgical asepsis when providing nursing care.
- Apply the nursing process to clients with cognitive and sensory impairments.
- Apply the nursing process to clients with mobility alterations.
- Apply the nursing process to clients with integumentary alterations.
- Demonstrate designated lab skill competencies.
- Demonstrate proficiency on select standardized computer assessments.
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