NRS 104 Fundamentals of Nursing

NRS 104 – Fundamentals of Nursing

Course Outline

Course Number & Name:  NRS 104 Fundamentals of Nursing

Credit Hours: 6.0           Contact Hours:            Lecture:  3.0                       Lab:  3.0             Clinical: 6.0

Prerequisites:  Grade of “C” or better in BIO121, ENG101, CHM101, PSY101 and program admission.

Co-requisites:   BIO122, ENG102                                                     Concurrent Courses:  None

Course Description: In this course, students gain the foundational concepts for all subsequent nursing courses. Students are introduced to basic knowledge, skills and attitudes for safe implementation in the provision of patient centered care across the lifespan. Older adult populations with normal aging and common health issues will be the focus. Laboratory and clinical activities support current evidence when applied in a long-term care setting.

Course Goals: Upon successful completion of this course, students should be able to do the following:

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