2020-2021 Catalog- Active 
    Dec 05, 2020  
2020-2021 Catalog- Active

NURS 150 - Concepts of Nursing Practice I

Credit Hours: 8
Lecture: 6 Lab: 6
This course introduces the nursing process, levels of prevention, and alterations in basic human needs in the holistic care of the aging client.  The student will identify and begin to utilize the concepts of critical thinking, therapeutic communication, and the teaching-learning process in caring for clients in a variety of settings.  The student will provide care within the ethical and legal parameters of nursing.  Emphasis will be placed on, but not limited to the concepts of acid-base balance, cognition, comfort, development, diversity, culture, elimination, family, fluids and electrolytes, grief and loss, spirituality, health, wellness, and illness, infection, metabolism, mobility, oxygenation, perfusion, sensory perception, thermoregulation, and tissue integrity. Prerequisite(s): Admission into the nursing program. NURS 140   (if applicable), and NURS 163  , ENG 101   and PSYC 101   which may be taken concurrently.
Is course repeatable for credit? No
Variable Hour Exist No
Mode of Delivery Traditional

Is this a Human Relations/Diversity Course? No