NURS 113 - Fundamentals of Nursing
Introduces the theoretical concepts of clinical reasoning, nursing process, teaching-learning, culture, caring, growth and development, evidence-based practice, delegation, conflict, and basic human needs as they relate to nursing care. Psychomotor and affective skills are taught and practices. PRE- or COREQUISITE(S): A grade of C or better in BIOL 150 , NURS 121 , ENGL 102 /ENGL 103 ; or consent of program coordinator. COREQUISITE(S): NURS 114 . Three hours lecture/discussion, 12 hours laboratory each week. Formerly NU 113.
7 semester hours
Upon completion of this course a student will be able to
- Comply with legal and ethical responsibilities related to standards in nursing practice.
- Demonstrate professional behavior.
- Apply basic principles of evidence based practice.
- Apply the nursing process, integrating the 5 dimensions of person, in nursing practice.
- Demonstrate various teaching methodologies in diverse professional practice settings.
- Apply theories of growth and development across the life span to enhance patient care.
- Demonstrate nursing care interventions in diverse practice settings.
- Apply the concepts of cultural diversity and their influence on nursing care.
- Demonstrate the concept of caring and advocacy when providing nursing care.
- Demonstrate various methods of communication utilized in nursing practice.
- Discuss the principles of delegation.
- Apply techniques of conflict resolution in the health care environment.
- Demonstrate the use of technology and informatics in the health care setting.
- Apply the principles of safety when providing nursing care.
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