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2016-2017 Online Catalog 
    
2016-2017 Online Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

NURE 130 - Nursing Trends and Concepts


This course introduces the student to the profession of nursing, its evolution, and current trends and issues. The role of the nurse within the health care delivery system is incorporated throughout the course. Elements of normal nutrition are introduced. Nursing process is presented as the method of formulating decisions and providing care in nurse-client interactions. The relationship of critical thinking to clinical judgment is explored. An overview of nursing theories and health assessment is presented. A review of basic math principles is conducted with later emphasis on dosage calculation for medication administration. Self-study chapters of medical terminology are also introduced throughout the course. The theory base provided in NURE 130 will be built upon and applied in subsequent nursing courses. Computer competency shown as either ADM 110 or successful ADM challenge exam credit is a required program and course competency.
Prerequisites: Completion of all developmental courses and GPA of 2.5.
Co-requisites BIO 105 , CHE 114 . 15 week course.
4 hours theory per week.
4 credit hours