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Introduction to Practical Nursing Concepts


Introduction to practical nursing concept, including its philosophy and objectives. The role and responsibilities of the student practical nurse are introduced. Physical, social, emotional and psychological needs, and the developmental characteristics are studied across the age span from birth to death. Client needs, health concepts, and early foundational knowledge of the body systems are explored. The process of planning, implementing, and evaluating nursing care is introduced. In addition, math for pharmacology is reviewed and integrated into the study of drug preparation and administration. Admission to the program is required. 14 Credits (8 Lecture - 18 Clinical) Corequisite(s): BIO115 and ENL111. Fall Only.

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