Course Descriptions and Outlines

AD Nursing Courses

Foundations of Nursing

The course introduces the fundamentals of nursing care and the interactive role of the nurse. Physiological topics covered include: integumentary system, elimination, infection control, safety, and assessment across the life-span. Psychosocial topics covered include: therapeutic and professional interpersonal communication and cultural competence. Nursing professional topics include: the nursing process, evidence-based practice (EBP), confidentiality, patient education, professionalism, scope of practice, and nursing informatics. Prerequisites: Admission to the program, Nursing Assistant Certification/Training, BIOL 2221, BIOL 2252, ENGL 1111 Co-requisites: ADNG 1050, BIOL 2254, MATH 1110/1930

Credits: 2.00

Credit Breakdown: Lecture 2.00
Lab 0
On the job training n/a

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