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Master Course Outline
NURS 101
Beginning Nursing Concepts I


Credits: 5
Clock Hours per Quarter: 50

AA Discipline:

Lecture Hours:50


Description
A continuation of the principles of nursing care introduced in NURS 100. Content areas related to safe and effective care environment, health promotion and maintenance, pharmacological and parenteral therapies, and physiological adaptation for disease processes in selected body systems are presented. Care across the lifespan in acute care environments is emphasized. Prerequisites: Admission to Nursing Program; NURS 100 and 110. Co-Requisite: NURS 111.

Intended Learning Outcomes
  • Identify ways in which research/nursing science, current standards of practice, clinical experience, and patient preferences are used to make nursing judgments.
  • Plan and provide safe, holistic nursing care that is individualized to address patients' diverse preferences, values and needs.
  • Effectively use interpersonal communication and management principles when working with health care team members to promote optimal health outcomes and minimize risk of harm.
  • Use technology to obtain and communicate information, enhance patient safety, and support decision-making within professional, ethical, and legal standards.
  • Identify ways to improve the quality, value, and safety of patient care by using data.
  • Demonstrate professional behaviors that are consistent with moral/ethical and legal principles, that adhere to regulatory guidelines and standard-based care, and which promote the profession of nursing.

  • Course Topics
  • Introduction to care of the child
  • Perioperative nursing
  • Fluid, electrolytes, acid-base balance I
  • Cancer I
  • Men's health
  • Integumentary
  • Musculoskeletal
  • Diabetes
  • Respiratory I
  • Immune I

  • Syllabi Listing See ALL Quarters
    Course
    Year Quarter
    Item
    Instructor  
    NURS 101
    Winter 2015
    1621
    Grace Hiner
    NURS 101
    Winter 2015
    6590
    Grace Hiner
    NURS 101
    Winter 2014
    1621
    Grace Hiner
    NURS 101
    Winter 2014
    6590
    Grace Hiner
    NURS 101
    Winter 2013
    1621
    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.