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2018-2019

NUR 101 - Nursing I

( 4 :3 :6 ) 7 credits

This course introduces students to the nursing process with special emphasis on the assessment of basic human needs of the adult client. Assessment skills are practiced in both community-based and acute-care settings. Cultural and ethnic beliefs and economic patterns are discussed as they relate to nursing care. Nursing concepts with integration of principles from science and liberal arts comprise the theory portion of the course. Basic nursing skills are demonstrated and practiced in the College laboratory before the student is expected to utilize these skills with adult clients. The roles of the associate degree nurse are introduced with emphasis on the role of provider of care. Students are encouraged to think critically as they prepare themselves for the practice of nursing. Ethical-legal aspects of nursing practice are introduced.

Pre-Requisites:
CH 103 - Introduction to Organic and Inorganic Chemistry

Co-Requisites:
BS 103 - Anatomy and Physiology I
EN 101 - Composition I
PS 101 - Introduction to Psychology