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NUR - Nursing

NUR 111

FIRST LEVEL NURSING I

(8.00 CR.)

Co-requisites: HLT 141, PSY 201, NUR 150. Introduces nursing principles including concepts of health and wellness and the nursing process. Develops nursing skills to meet the biopsychosocial needs of individuals across the life span. Content includes: math computational skills, basic computer instruction related to the delivery of nursing care, communication skills, introduction to nursing, health, the health care system, legal aspects of nursing care, diagnostic testing, assessment, teaching and learning, asepsis, body mechanics and safety, personal care, activity/rest, wound care, nutrition, elimination, oxygenation, fluid and electrolytes, pain control, medication administration, aging populations and pre/post operative care. Provides supervised learning experiences in college nursing laboratories and/or cooperating agencies. Lecture 5 hours. Laboratory 9 hours. Total 14 hours per w

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