Nursing Fundamentals Lab
001, 002, 003
Course Description:This lab is designed to provide students with a basic understanding of certain key concepts and principles fundamental to the practice of nursing. Emphasis on the wellness-illness continuum will lay the foundation for future study. The student is introduced to the nursing process as a systematic method of problem solving in which effective communication and interpersonal relationships are central components. Basic needs relative to hygiene, activity, rest and sleep, comfort, safety, nutrition, and fluid and electrolytes, urinary and bowel elimination, and oxygenation are necessary to meet the needs of the moderately ill, hospitalized patient. The content includes socio-economic, ethno-cultural, spiritual needs, community health concepts, nutrition, and HIV/AIDS education. Instruction includes the development of critical thinking skills. The student will be introduced to medication administration. The clinical application of drugs is also emphasized to insure rational and optimal patient care. Serious attention is given to the skills that are essential to safe nursing practice. Supervised practice and planned hospital experience will provide the student opportunities to assist patients to an optimal level of wellness. Theoretical instruction and clinical experience in geriatric nursing are incorporated throughout the course. This course will also present HIPPA regulations and the implications related to the provision of healthcare.
COrequisite: NUR 1020C
Amber Bruner, MSN RN
Office- Bldg. Q, Rm 217
Phone- (850) 718-2323
Required textbooks/ course materials:
No textbook or course materials are required to purchase for this course.
See first-day handout.
Discipline-level learning outcomes:
Professional standards that guide the student learning outcomes include the following sources: Healthy People 2020, National Patient Safety Goals, and NLN standards.
Course-level learning outcomes:
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N1-N5 for all
T, UT, Q, F, EX, SP, SD, H, PS, Clin, CS. CP, Obs, Sk Check
Means of accomplishing learning outcomes:
See NUR 1020C syllabus.
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