Basic Concepts of Nursing (NUR120)

5.0 Semester Hours

This course continues with basic nursing skills. Use of the nursing process including nursing assessment, basic concepts of pharmacology, therapeutic communication, and fluid and electrolyte balance with a focus on diabetes mellitus are emphasized. Clinical experiences are provided in an acute care facility.

Prereq: Program admission; C or better in NUR105; nursing math proficiency test.

Coreq: American Heart Association Health Care Provider course; documentation of current immunizations.

Note: Advanced placement in NUR120 may require concurrent enrollment in NUR106 based on recommendation of the program director. Clinical may be scheduled early mornings, afternoons or evenings and is dependent on the clinical site. Clinical sites and times will be given at the first class meeting.

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