Fundamentals of Nursing Practice

NURS210 (Not Liberal Arts) $ Fundamentals of Nursing Practice 12 hrs. 6 crs. The course integrates principles presented in the natural, behavioral sciences and humanities, to introduce the student to professional nursing practice. The Nursing process is used to guide the student in developing basic nursing skills, therapeutic communication techniques and critically analyze client needs. Ethical, moral, and legal aspects of nursing care, research and evidence-based care, principles of leadership, management and accountability are highlighted throughout the course. Preq: Department permission required. Coreq: NURS 201; NURS 204. 3 hours lecture; 3 hours laboratory; 6 hours clinical.