NUR 121 - Nursing I
Prerequisite: Admission to Nursing Program
Corequisite: NUR 121L
Description: An 8 credit course that focuses on the fundamental concepts of contemporary professional nursing. The emphasis of this course is on the student’s development as a caring, competent nurse within the legal/ethical and scientific frameworks of the profession. Critical thinking and communication skills are stressed. Using the transitions “model,” students learn to provide nursing care for individuals undergoing situational transitions in well-defined practice settings. Situational transitions include that of the individual to the nursing student role and the patient’s admission to and movement within the healthcare system. Concepts of nutrition, pathophysiology and pharmacology are integrated.
Lecture Hours: 5
Lab Hours: 9
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