Nursing Fundamentals-Skills & Pract:D (clinical)
FUND/NURSNG PRACTICUM: D
Introduction to the Associate Degree in Nursing. Includes the foundation needed for basic nursing practice and more advanced study. Concepts of person, health, environment, and nursing will be introduced. The nursing process is presented as the primary mechanism for providing care. Therapeutic communication techniques are studied as well as basic knowledge in pharmacology. Components of a complete multi-dimensional health assessment are presented. Focuses on the well individual and normal physiologic functioning including introductory review of basic alterations in health. Additional concepts basic to nursing practice are addressed including the Art of Nursing, safety, nutrition, lifespan, health teaching, culture, leadership, and ethical/legal aspects of practice. Encompasses the fundamental skills of nursing practice.
Prerequisite: Acceptance into the Skagit Valley College RN program. Please see entry requirements on the Nursing website page at https://www.skagit.edu/academics/areas-of-study/health-sciences/nursing/.
Contact Hours (based on 11 week quarter)
Distribution Requirement(s) Status:
Required for ATA degree
Equivalencies At Other Institutions
After completing this course, the student will be able to:
General Education Learning Values & Outcomes
Revised August 2018 and affects outlines for 2019 and later.
Definition: Apply mathematical skills quantitatively, logically, creatively, and critically.
Definition: Produce and exchange ideas and information through written, spoken, and visual forms.
Definition: Apply knowledge, skills, and methodologies from multiple disciplines.
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