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Fundamentals of Nursing

NUR211

Introduction to the basic principles of nursing practice through application of the nursing process and the concept of critical thinking. Lecture includes an overview of basic physiological and psychosocial responses to illness. Nursing care of adult clients exhibiting simple health care problems is also discussed. Client care utilizing basic analytical thought processes and the nursing process is explored through the clinical experience. Basic physical assessment skills are used to identify health problems of adult clients. The concept of critical thinking is explored in relationship to developing individualized nursing care plans. Nursing research is examined as a basis for nursing care decisions. 8 Credits (4 Lecture - 12 Lab) Prerequisite(s): BIO125 and ENL121 and HTH310 and MTR100 and NUR203 and PSY111 and SOC111 or BIO125 and ENL201 and HTH310 and MTR100 and NUR203 and PSY111 and SOC111 or BIO125 and ENL121 and HTH310 and MTR100 and NUR102 and NUR202 and PSY111 and SOC111 or BIO125 and ENL201 and HTH310 and MTR100 and NUR102 and NUR202 and PSY111 and SOC111. Corequisite(s): NUR212 and NUR383. Spring Only.

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