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NUR 111 - Fundamentals of Nursing

7 Credits

NUR 111 focuses on the Basic Needs of the non acute adult patient to provide quality, safe patient centered care for diverse populations. The MCC nursing program’s conceptual framework and the core competencies of Associate Degree Nursing practice: Professional Identity, Nursing Judgment, Human Flourishing, and Spirit of Inquiry, are introduced. Students use knowledge, science and evidence to begin to assess a patient’s ability to meet Basic Needs and to implement fundamental nursing interventions. This course has a required clinical component

Prerequisites: Grade of C or better in high school chemistry, biology and either Sequential Math, Math A Regents or High School Algebra or MTH 098; Corequisites: NUR 110; PSY 101; BIO 144; and MTH 160.

Learning Attributes: WR

Course Learning Outcomes
1.Demonstrate professional communication with members of the interprofessional team.
2.Use therapeutic communication techniques with patients that honor diversity, equity and inclusion.
3.Identify social determinants of health that influence the health conditions of patients.
4.Use clinical judgment, the Nursing Process, and information literacy at the fundamental level to develop an individualized plan of care.
5.Describe basic principles of prioritization in professional nursing practice.
6.Identify data that indicate assistance is required to meet patient safety needs.
7.Demonstrate accountable behaviors consistent with professional nursing practice.
8.Define ethical reasoning according to the principles of the ANA Code of Ethics.
9.Use information literacy to identify evidence-based resources for patients.
10.Apply evidence-based standards of professional nursing care at the fundamental level.

Course Offered Fall, Spring

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Fall Semester 2023