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NUR 110 - Foundation and Health Promotion Concepts for Nursing Practice

Credits: 6
2.5 Lecture Hours 2.5 Lab Hours 120 Clinical Hours

Prerequisites: Admission to the Nursing program
Co-requisites: (If not previously completed successfully): NUR 120 , BIO 161 , PSY 101 , MAT 106  or MAT 108  

This foundational course introduces the concept-based curriculum that builds upon safe and effective care, health promotion and maintenance and psychosocial and physiological integrity. The course includes didactic instruction as well as simulated laboratory and clinical experiences. This course requires a per credit health career fee; check the tuition and fee schedule for the current rate.
Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of the course, the student will:

  1. Integrate basic clinical judgment in the safe and effective delivery of patient care.
  2. Exhibit the art and practice of caring for diverse populations as a means to promote health.
  3. Demonstrate fundamental therapeutic communication when providing care for adult patients.
  4. Identify foundational principles of teaching and learning.
  5. Discuss the role and responsibility of the professional nurse.
Listed Topics
  1. Clinical decision making
  2. Caring concepts including safety and comfort
  3. Role of the nurse
  4. Communication
  5. Teaching and learning principles
Reference Materials
Fundamentals of nursing textbooks, online learning resources, hospital-based 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:
  • Communication
  • Culture Society and Citizenship
Approved By: Johnson, Alex Date Approved: 4/30/2013
Last Reviewed: 10/29/2021

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