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Course Descriptions

NUR 050 - Application of the Nursing Process

No Credit

Introduction to curriculum concepts with emphasis on the use of the nursing process as the student assesses the basic needs of clients. Selected nursing content from the core curriculum is discussed. Selected academic and nursing skills will be reviewed. Competency will be assessed.

NUR 050 is required for students who are transferring into the program, admitted with advanced standing, or returning to the program after an absence of one year. Completion of NUR 050 requirement is valid for one year. Students reentering NUR 111 do not need to take NUR 050.

Course Learning Outcomes
1. Discuss therapeutic communication techniques with patients that honor diversity, equity and inclusion.
2. Identify social determinants of health that influence the health conditions of patients.
3. Demonstrate competency in pharmacology basics, including dosage calculation and specific medications covered in the curriculum.
4. Use clinical judgment and the Nursing Process in selected patient situations at the fundamental level.
5. Perform nursing skills according to Department of Nursing criteria.
6. Analyze one's own academic skills related to test-taking, prioritization, learning needs, and study habits.

Course Offered Fall; Spring

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Spring Semester 2024
Summer Session 2024