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2016-2017 Catalog SVC 
2016-2017 Catalog SVC [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

NURS 1611 - Fundamentals of Nursing w/Practicum (Lecture MV RN): D

Introduction to the concepts of person, health, environment, and nursing which includes the foundation needed for basic nursing practice and more advanced study in nursing. Focuses on the well individual and normal physiologic functioning including an introductory review of basic alterations in health. Additional concepts basic to nursing practice include: the Art of Nursing, safety, nutrition, lifespan, health teaching, culture, caring,leadership, and ethical/legal aspects of practice. Therapeutic communication techniques are studied as well as basic knowledge in pharmacology. Also presented are the components of a complete multi-dimensional health assessment. The concepts of Professional Behavior, Communication, Assessment, Clinical Decision Making, Caring Interventions, Teaching and Learning, Collaboration, and Managing Care are integrated throughout as means of promoting adaptation and wellness. *(Lecture component of NURS 161) Prerequisites: CHEM& 121, BIOL& 211 (not counted in GPA calculation until Spring 2016 admission), BIOL& 260, BIOL& 241, BIOL& 242, ENGL& 101, HMATH 100 or above (MATH& 146 required for Fall 2016 Admission), PSYC& 100 and 200. Overall grade point average of 3.0 (B) for science prerequisites and overall 3.0 GPA (B) required for all NURS 161 prerequisite courses; AHA Healthcare Provider card, and current immunization status required.