NU 101 - Safe and Effective Nursing Care of Clients Level I

Overview

Department(s)

Description

NU 101 establishes the foundation for evidence-based practice by providing an introduction to the professional nursing role and responsibilities. The eight core competencies used as a framework that is congruent with the national health care goals are: professionalism, safety, assessment, patient-centered care, teamwork and collaboration, evidence-based practice, quality improvement and informatics. Students will be introduced to the nursing process which will guide them in the development of the knowledge, skills and attitudes necessary to perform the role of a professional nurse, with an emphasis on the aging population. Significant components of the course include effective communication; basic physical assessment; basic pharmacology; nutrition; perioperative care; principles of teaching/learning and infection control; and health promotion. A variety of teaching methodologies are used to facilitate the diverse learning needs of nursing students utilizing classroom and clinical experiences. Note: Admission to evening clinical sequence (NU-101) will be in the Fall semester only.Students may repeat only one nursing course (NU-101, NU-102, NU-201 or NU-202) in the Clinical Program. However, a repeat of NU-101 will require an approval from the Nursing Department Appeals Committee. This includes students who withdrew from a course after the first day, for any reason, and students who completed the course with a grade below C.

Typically Offered

Fall, Spring

Academic Career

Undergraduate

Course Attributes

ELO - CPP (Clinical Preparation Practicum)

Credits

Minimum Units

6.5

Maximum Units

6.5

Academic Progress Units

6.5

Repeat For Credit

No

Components

Name

Laboratory

Hours

10.5

Name

Lecture

Hours

3

Requisites

008086

Course Schedule

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