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2020-2021 Academic Catalog 
2020-2021 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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NRSG 1710 Fundamentals of Nursing

7 Credit Hour(s)

This course is an introduction to the core concepts that provide the basis for knowledge, skills, and attitudes that emphasize fundamental principles necessary to provide safe nursing care for individuals with basic alterations in homeostasis and health.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Analyze the nursing process to plan safe, basic nursing care for adults of diverse background utilizing currently acceptable practice guidelines.
  • Develop, implement, evaluate and modify individualized nursing care plans based on assessed and/or expressed needs of adults.
  • Integrate current and acceptable evidenced-based practice guidelines through the use of informatics in the care of the adult’s physical, emotional, and spiritual needs.
  • Recognize the importance of collaboration among members of the inter-professional health team and the adult towards meeting the adult client’s basic needs and desired health outcomes.
  • Differentiate and evaluate various leadership, management, and communication skills to advocate for the adult client’s rights to quality health care.
  • Recognize the ethical and legal boundaries of professional nursing practice and accountability for personal and professional growth and practice.

Prerequisite(s): Admission to the nursing program.
This course is not designed for transfer to four-year universities. Students should check course recommendations with the college or university to which they intend to transfer for a baccalaureate degree. The receiving institution always makes the final decision about transferability of credits.

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