NUR 1023 - Nursing Practice I
(10 Credit Hours)
This course provides six hours of lecture, three hours of lab and nine hours of clinical experience per week.
Prerequisites/corequisites: admission to the ADN Program and concurrent registration in NUR 1023L . This course is designed to introduce the concepts within the three domains of the individual, nursing and healthcare. Concepts related to the individual include: acid base balance, cognition, comfort, culture, diversity, elimination, family, fluid and electrolytes, grief and loss, health, wellness, and illness, infection, mobility, oxygenation, perfusion inflammation, tissue integrity, self, sensory/perception, spiritual, stress/coping, and thermoregulation. Concepts related to nursing include: assessment, caring interventions, clinical decision, collaboration, communication, managing care, teaching and learning. Concepts related to healthcare include: accountability, advocacy, ethics, evidence-based practice, health care systems, health policy, informatics, legal issue, quality improvement, and safety. Additional special fee is required. Note(s): For nursing majors only.
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