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NRS 109 REVIEW OF LEARNING SKILLS AND NURSING CONCEPTS

NRS 109Review of Learning Skills and Nursing Concepts

Course Outline

Course Number & Name:  NRS 109 Review of Learning Skills and Nursing Concepts

Credit Hours:  2.0            Contact Hours:  2.0          Lecture:  2.0       Lab:  N/A             Other:  N/A

Prerequisites:   Previous enrollment in a Nursing course and awaiting readmission into the Nursing Program

Co-requisites:  None                                                      Concurrent Courses:  None

Course Description: This is a course for students who are awaiting readmission into the nursing program. It is a reexamination of selected professional concepts that were taught in the previous nursing course. Study skills, critical thinking and test-taking strategies are surveyed. The goal of this course is to prepare the student personally and academically to successfully complete the nursing program.

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

  1. explain and determine individual learning styles;
  2. utilize appropriate study skills and test-taking strategies to promote successful completion of nursing courses;
  3. apply critical thinking skills to enhance personal, professional, and academic success; and
  4. demonstrate selected nursing skills previously introduced in NRS 107, NRS 108, or NRS 233  in a safe and accurate manner.