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We offer 469 courses at Northwest Technical College. Select a subject below to get a listing of the courses in that subject. Click on a course to see the description and detailed information about the course. To see when these classes are available to take, please see the Current Class Schedule.

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AD Nursing Courses

ADNG 1200

Clinical I

Credits: 2

Description: This course will introduce the student to the role of the professional nurse in the clinical setting. Emphasis will be placed on development as a member of the team, the establishment of a therapeutic nurse-client relationship, and application of concepts and skills on stable patients. Role development will occur in both simulated and long term care environments. The nursing process will be integrated throughout all aspects of the course. Prerequisite(s): None Co-requisite(s): ADNG1150, BIOL2254, CHEM1100, ENGL1111

Credit Breakdown: 0/2/0 (Lecture/Lab/On the job training)


This course should help you gain the following abilities and competencies.



  1. Demonstrate the ability to establish and maintain a therapeutic relationship.
  2. Use the therapeutic relationship and available resources to obtain comprehensive patient data on assigned client.
  3. Identify priority holistic needs of assigned clients based on comprehensive assessment.
  4. Provide care in a confident, compassionate manner that values the individuality of a variety of patients.
  5. Demonstrate effectiveness as a member of the team.

Guidelines for Success


In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, learners are encouraged to register with Learning Services Director in Learning Enrichment Center for assistance with accommodations. It is the learner's responsibility to voluntarily and confidentially disclose information regarding the nature and extent of a disability. The college cannot assume responsibility for providing accommodations or services to learners who have not identified themselves as having a qualifying disability.

Last Updated: 2013-07-10
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