Dec 02, 2023  
2023-2024 Academic Catalog 
2023-2024 Academic Catalog
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NRSG 130 - Fundamentals of Nursing

Credit(s): 3

Prerequisite(s): BIOH 104 , M 120 , PSYX 100 , WRIT 101 , and acceptance into the Practical Nursing program.
Corequisite(s): NRSG 131 .
This course introduces learners to knowledge, basic clinical skills, and attitudes essential for the nursing role. The course approach presents concepts and behaviors of nursing roles within the context of the nursing process and multicultural, holistic health care.  Emphasis is on theoretical and practical concepts of nursing skills required to meet the needs of patients in a variety of settings. (Spring Semester)

Course Learning Outcomes: Upon completion of the course, students will be able to
  • Demonstrate the LPN’s role in providing safe and effective fundamental patient care related to specified nursing competencies.
  • Describe the concepts of nutrition in relation to health, wellness, and illness.
  • Utilizing the nursing process, apply the concepts of health, wellness, and illness in a variety of settings.
  • Describe sound nursing judgement in the provision of safe nursing care to a culturally diverse patient.
  • Identify thrapeutic patient-centered communication skills with patient, families and other care providers.
  • Begin identification of an individual professional identity based on caring, patient-centered approach.
  • Identify legal and ethical issues related to nursing.

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