2010-2011 Catalog 
    
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2010-2011 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

NURS 150 - Concepts of Nursing Practice I

Lecture - Lab - Credit Hours: 6-6-8
This course introduces the student to the evolving roles of the nurse as provider, manager and member of the nursing discipline. The student will identify the impact of critical thinking, communications process, and teaching-learning process on the nurse-client relationship. Students will conceptualize nursing as assisting clients in meeting health care needs based on appreciation of a holistic framework. The student will implement the nursing process incorporating basic therapeutic communication techniques and teaching-learning principles with assigned clients in a variety of settings. The student will provide care within the ethical and legal parameters of nursing.Prerequisite: BIO 250  and admission into the Nursing program.Concurrent: NURS 140 , NURS 163 , ENG 101  and PSYC 101 .