2019 - 2020 Student Catalog 
    May 21, 2024  
2019 - 2020 Student Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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NUR 100 - Practical Nursing I

8 Cr.
Contact Hours Per Week: 4 Lec.

NUR 100, Practical Nursing I, focuses on the fundamentals of nursing, introducing principles of nursing practice and knowledge, while identifying basic patient-centered care for individuals across the life span. The student identifies the conditions in which individuals develop as bio-psycho-social-cultural beings and begins to use communication in therapeutic environments. The Nursing Process, a problem solving approach, with a focus on data gathering is utilized at a beginning level, to identify and meet needs necessary to maintain an optimal level of health. Psychomotor skills are developed, practiced and assessed for competency through the use of college and clinical laboratory. Scientific principles, Nursing Process and psychomotor skills are correlated throughout the course with subsequent application in the clinical laboratory, with a concentration on care of older adults.
Restricted to Practical Nursing Students
Usually offered Fall semester
Pre-Requisites: Successful completion of College Placement Tests
Concurrent Requirement: Concurrent requirement that may have prior completion: NUR 105, BIO 213, BIO 213L, PSY 110. Current certification required in Basic Cardiac Life Support, CPR for the Professional Rescuer. Satisfactory physical examination with designated immunizations.
Co-Requisites: NUR 100C, NUR 100L

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