Fundamentals of Nursing Practice

NURS210 (Not Liberal Arts) $ Fundamentals of Nursing Practice 9 hrs. 5 crs. The course integrates principles presented in the natural, behavioral sciences and humanities, to introduce the student to professional nursing practice. The Nursing Process and General Systems Theory are utilized to assist the student in developing basic nursing skills and therapeutic communication techniques to promote and maintain high-level wellness in multicultural individual client system in a variety of settings. Ethical, moral and legal aspects related to client-nurse relationships are addressed. Principles of nursing research and evidence-based practice are highlighted as the student acquires selected nursing skills.Preq: NURS 101 and Department permission required.Coreq: NURS 22 and NURS 23. 3.0 Hours Theory; 6 Hours Clinical laboratory.