(5-12) 9 Cr. Hrs.
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This course provides an introduction to the theory and practice of nursing. The student will apply knowledge of health, nutrition, spiritual/cultural diversity, gerontological concepts and ethical/legal standards. Utilization of critical thinking, the nursing process and psychosocial principles will be necessary to meet the needs of the chronically ill and elderly patient. Basic nursing skills will be performed in laboratory, clinical and community settings.
(A requirement that must be completed before taking this course.)
Upon successful completion of the course, the student should be able to: