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 Course Title:   Nursing Fundamentals I (Lab)

 Title Abbreviation:   NURS FUND I LAB

 Department:    NURS

 Course #:    1012

 Credits:    1

 Variable:     No

 IUs:    2.25

 CIP:    n/a

 EPC:    n/a

 REV:    2013

 Course Description  

Basic nursing skills in simulated lab environment appropriate to Nursing Fundamentals (I). (Campus lab portion of NURS 101).



Additional Course Details

Contact Hours (based on 11 week quarter)

Lecture: 0

Lab: 33

Other: 0

Systems: 0

Clinical: 0

Intent: Distribution Requirement(s) Status:  

Vocational Preparatory Required for certificate  

Equivalencies At Other Institutions

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Learning Outcomes

After completing this course, the student will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate basic nursing skills in the campus lab environment.
  2. Perform individual assessments.
  3. Describe the LPN role in Nursing Process.
  4. List therapeutic communication techniques.

General Education Learning Values & Outcomes

Revised August 2008 and affects outlines for 2008 year 1 and later.

3. Communication

Definition: Understanding and producing effective written, spoken, visual, and non-verbal communication.

Outcomes: Students will be able to . . .
3.5 Recognize, comprehend, and use non-verbal behaviors appropriate to a given context.
3.6 Recognize, comprehend, and use visual communication appropriate to a given context.

4. Community & Cultural Diversity

Definition: Recognizing the value of human communities and cultures from multiple perspectives through a critical understanding of their similarities and differences.

Outcomes: Students will be able to . . .
4.2 Understand, value and respect human differences and commonalities as they relate to issues of race, social class, gender, sexual orientation, disabilities and culture.

8. Mathematical Reasoning

Definition: Understanding and applying concepts of mathematics and logical reasoning in a variety of contexts, both academic and non-academic.

Outcomes: Students will be able to . . .
8.1 Analyze problems to determine what mathematical principles apply.
8.2 Correctly apply logical reasoning and mathematical principles to solve problems.

Course Contents

  1. Principles of basic physical and psychological needs.
  2. Physical assessments.
  3. Nursing Process phases of Assessment and diagnosis.
  4. Therapeutic and nontherapeutic communication and the nurse/client relationship.