Sep 16, 2019  
Undergraduate Catalog 2017-2018 
    
Undergraduate Catalog 2017-2018 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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NURS 208 - Nursing Fundamentals 6 hours


This course is designed to introduce students to the fundamental concepts of nursing across the lifespan and the role of the registered nurse. The nursing process will be utilized to identify and provide the building blocks of nursing care in a variety of healthcare settings. Emphasis is placed on developing skills needed to assess, implement and monitor selected nursing interventions and technologies. Concepts presented include beginning professionalism, therapeutic communication, documentation and information technology, life-span considerations, skills for supporting patient care, physical assessment, infection control, patient education, and safety and nursing interventions. These concepts are presented and practiced in the skills lab and in the clinical area. Prerequisites: Admission to the Bachelor Level Nursing program; BIOL 221 , BIOL 221L , BIOL 326 , BIOL 326L ; CHEM 109  or CHEM 110  and CHEM 112   (BSN). Prerequisite or CorequisiteBIOL 223  and BIOL 223L  (BSN). 



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