Sep 20, 2019  
2017-2018 Academic Catalog 
    
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NUR-1020 Foundations of Nursing Practice


7 Credits
This course introduces students to concepts about the individual, environment, health, nursing and the learning process. The acquired knowledge enables students to effectively meet patient needs across the lifespan. Introduction of nursing theory and practice that supports a safe, effective care environment, physiological and psychological integrity, as well as health promotion are emphasized. Guided practice in a health care setting is correlated with classroom and campus lab experiences.
Prerequisite(s): NUR-1000  or NUR-1010 , PSY-1010 , BIO-2060 , BIO-2010 completed or concurrent, admission into the Nursing Program (LPN or RN). RN Nursing Program prerequisites: EGL-1010 , NUR-1010 , BIO-2050 , BIO-2060 , PSY-1010 , and MAT-1120  or higher. All require a grade of C or higher. No RN Nursing Program prerequisite can be repeated more than once. LPN program prerequisites: EGL-1010 , NUR-1000 , BIO-2050 , BIO-2060 , and PSY-1010 . All require a grade of C or higher. No LPN program prerequisite can be repeated more than once. Students must achieve a 2.50 GPA in the required prerequisites for either program
15 weeks/3.5 class/8 clinical/2 lab hours.



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