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NURS 100
Fundamentals of Nursing


Credits: 6
Clock Hours per Quarter: 60

AA Discipline:

Lecture Hours:60


Description
Fundamental principles underlying nursing care are presented. The focus is upon providing care to middle adult and geriatric clients. The concepts of critical thinking, caring, and professional behavior are introduced. Content related to communication, human relationships, health promotion, maintenance, and restoration, medical asepsis, use of the nursing process and medication administration is presented. Prerequisite: Admission to Nursing program. Co-requisite: NURS 110 and 196.

Intended Learning Outcomes
  • Demonstrate critical thinking in the use of the nursing process.
  • Demonstrate use of management/leadership principles in the delivery of client/patient care.
  • Perform interventions in a safe and effective manner.
  • Use therapeutic communication.
  • Demonstrate professional behaviors.

  • Course Topics
  • Critical Thinking and Nursing Process
  • Basic Assessment
  • Caring and Communication
  • Health, Wellness and Illness
  • Mobility and Immobility
  • Skin Integrity and Wound Healing
  • Elimination
  • Chronic Pain, Confusion and Dementia
  • Self Concept and Anxiety
  • Grief and Loss
  • Culture and Spirituality
  • Environmental Safety and Infection Control
  • Introduction to Pharmacology and Medication Administration

  • Syllabi Listing See ALL Quarters
    Course
    Year Quarter
    Item
    Instructor  
    NURS 100
    Fall 2014
    1615
    Grace Hiner
    NURS 100
    Fall 2014
    6585
    Grace Hiner
    NURS 100
    Fall 2013
    1615
    Grace Hiner
    NURS 100
    Fall 2013
    6585
    Grace Hiner
    NURS 100
    Fall 2012
    1615
    Grace Hiner


    Two Year Projected Schedule

    Year One* Year Two**
    Fall
    Winter
    Spring
    Summer
    Mini 
    Fall
    Winter
    Spring
    Summer
    Mini
    X
     
     
     
     
    X
     
     
     
     

    *If fall quarter starts on an odd year (2003, 2005, etc.), it's Year One.
    **
    If fall quarter starts on an even year (2002, 2004, etc.), it's Year Two.