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College Catalog 2015-2016 
    
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NUR 109 - Fundamentals of Nursing

Credits: 6(2-2-2)
Introduces the fundamental concepts necessary for safe, patient-centered nursing care to a diverse patient population while integrating legal and ethical responsibilities of the nurse. Introduces caring, critical thinking, the nursing process, quality improvement, and communication used when interacting with patients and members of the interdisciplinary team, and relates evidence-based nursing practice. Application of knowledge and skills occurs in the nursing skills laboratory and a variety of clinical settings providing care to stable patients with common health alterations. 8 Credits (2 credits theory = 30 contact hours, 2 credits lab = 90 contact hours, 2 credits clinical = 90 contact hours). Prerequisite(s): Admission to Nursing Program.



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