NU 111 - Fundamental Pathway to Nursing

Overview

Department(s)

Description

This course is designed to introduce and update the knowledge and skills of a student who has prior experience and knowledge regarding basic fundamental nursing skills, but has not had education regarding the professional, theoretical and conceptual aspects of the role of the professional registered nurse. The course will focus on the utilization of the nursing process, physical assessment of the client, biopsychosocial client needs with selected disease processes, gerontology, legal and ethical issues, electronic health records, documentation, pharmacology, and management and delegation practices. The course will consist of classroom discussion, laboratory skills practice and simulation, and clinical practice in a health care facility with a preceptor. The course will evaluate the students on the basic fundamental nursing skills required to advance to NU-102.

Typically Offered

Fall, Spring

Academic Career

Undergraduate

Credits

Minimum Units

3

Maximum Units

3

Academic Progress Units

3

Repeat For Credit

No

Components

Name

Clinical

Hours

1.5

Name

Lecture

Hours

2.5

Requisites

034815

Course Schedule

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