Nursing Physical/Mental Hlth I
Prerequisite: NURS 101 and BIOL 203. Concurrent enrollment in or completion of BIOL 204, NURS 212. Adult, child and infant CPR certification. This course builds upon the skills, abilities and knowledge developed in Nursing 101. The student will learn interpersonal, technical and cognitive skills related to individualized nursing care of adults with common medical-surgical disorders. Learning activities are planned to develop the studentâ€™s ability to think critically, to reason and form judgments, and to assess, analyze and resolve client-centered problems. The roles of nurse as provider of care, manager of care and member of the profession are further developed. Clinical experiences are correlated with theory by selection of clients in acute care settings. The student is expected to demonstrate competency of selected nursing skills in the Nursing Lab. Four class hours and twelve clinical laboratory hours weekly.