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   NUR 101 - Fundamentals of Nursing with Lab

5.0 Credits
This course introduces students to the fundamentals of nursing care and the theoretical basis for assessing the health status of individuals using evidence-based guidelines. Acquisition of foundational concepts necessary for safe, quality, patient-centered nursing care and patient assessment. Introduces legal and ethical responsibilities while emphasizing cultural diversity within nursing care. Introduces critical thinking applied to nursing, the nursing process, and communication techniques used when interacting with patients and members of the interdisciplinary team. Introduces students to the role of the nurse in identifying normal findings and deviations from normal in patient assessment. Provides students with practice using cognitive and psychomotor skills while conducting a systematic, holistic health history, physical assessment, and providing fundamental nursing care. The lab component covers basic psychomotor skills, fundamental nursing skills, and patient health assessment skills.
Prev. Course Codes: NUR-110A
LEC 45 Clock hours LAB 45 Clock hours



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