Feb 06, 2023
NUR 130 - Basic Health Concepts Nursing Practice
2.5 Lecture Hours 2.5 Lab Hours 120 Clinical Hours
Prerequisites: NUR 110 , NUR 120 , BIO 161 , PSY 101 , MAT 106 or MAT 108
Co-requisites: (If not previously completed successfully): Take PSY 108 , ENG 101 and BIO 162
This course is designed to build upon the foundational spheres of the individual, healthcare delivery systems and nursing. The emphasis is on caring for the older adult client during health and illness through didactic, simulated laboratory and clinical experiences. This course requires a per credit health career fee; check the tuition and fee schedule for the current rate.
Upon successful completion of the course, the student will:
- Apply clinical decision making in caring for adult/older adult with health alterations.
- Demonstrate cultural caring for the adult and older adult population.
- Apply therapeutic communication techniques in caring for the adult and older adult population.
- Differentiate the learning needs of adult from older adult patients.
- Demonstrate integrity and ethical practice when providing care to diverse patients.
- Nursing care of the adult and older adult
- Evidence-based practice
- Information technology
- Ethical practice related to end-of-life care
Medical-Surgical textbook, online learning resources, simulation technology.
Students who successfully complete this course acquire general knowledge, skills and abilities that align with CCAC’s definition of an educated person. Specifically, this course fulfills these General Education Goals:
Approved By: Johnson, Alex Date Approved: 03/21/2011
- Technological Competency
- Critical Thinking and Problem Solving
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