Jun 20, 2019  
Undergraduate Catalog 2017-2018 
    
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NURS 213 - Foundations of Professional Nursing 6 hours


This course is designed to provide the foundation for the role of the registered professional nurse. Nursing as a profession, nursing standards and legal-ethical issues in nursing are explored. Communication principles, nutrition and patient teaching continue to be discussed. Principles of medication administration, math as applied to medication administration, intravenous therapy and physical assessment skills are covered. Critical thinking skills and evidence-based practice concepts are applied to multiple nursing situations. General principles of caring for patients across the lifespan with common medical surgical health deviations are the clinical focus. Accompanying skills lab and clinical experiences are designed to increase the knowledge, judgement, skills level and professional behaviors in the nursing student. This nursing course is offered to nursing students at the campus site they regularly attend. The lecture portion of the course may be offered by in-classroom instruction or by interactive video classroom technology. Prerequisites: admission to the Nursing Program; NURS 210 , NURS 211 , NURS 212 . $75 lab fee.



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