100

NUR-181 Physical Assessment

This course is a first-level course in the nursing sequence which focuses on taking a nursing history including a psychosocial assessment and performing a basic systematic head-to-toe physical assessment of adults using selected techniques. At the end of this course, students will be able to perform a beginning level physical assessment. Laboratory [2.00].

Credits

1

Corequisites

NUR-182, NUR-183, BIO-109

NUR-182 Pharmacology for Nurses

This course is a first-level course in the nursing sequence which introduces the student to the drug classification system. Students will learn basic actions and side effects of drugs and drug regulations. Mathematical calculations necessary to the practice of nursing are taught, and students must achieve a passing score on a medication calculations test in order to pass this course. Lecture [1.00].

Credits

1

Corequisites

NUR-181, NUR-183, BIO-109

NUR-183 Basic Concepts and Skills of Nursing

This course is a first-level course in the nursing sequence. Concepts developed throughout the program are introduced. Orem's nursing model is presented as the organizing framework of the curriculum. The nursing process is introduced as a problem solving technique. Students will be required to pass performance tests and are expected to practice these skills to perfect techniques. Students will plan and implement nursing care in a variety of health care settings. Lecture [2.00], Laboratory [3.00], Clinical [9.00].

Credits

6

Corequisites

NUR-181, NUR-182, BIO-109