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 Course Title:   Nursing Fundamentals II (Lab)

 Title Abbreviation:   NURS FUND II LAB

 Department:    NURS

 Course #:    1022

 Credits:    0.5

 Variable:     No

 IUs:    0.75

 CIP:    n/a

 EPC:    n/a

 REV:    2013

 Course Description  

Basic nursing skills in simulated campus lab environment appropriate to Nursing Fundamentals (II).


Prerequisite: NURS 101 with grade of C or higher.

Additional Course Details

Contact Hours (based on 11 week quarter)

Lecture: 0

Lab: 11

Other: 0

Systems: 0

Clinical: 0

Intent: Distribution Requirement(s) Status:  

Vocational Preparatory Required for certificate  

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Learning Outcomes

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

  1. Demonstrate fundamental nursing skills.
  2. Demonstrate head-to-toe assessments on individuals.
  3. Describe the role of the LPN in various health care settings.
  4. Demonstrate the use of active listening.

General Education Learning Values & Outcomes

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

2. Critical Thinking

Definition: The ability to think critically about the nature of knowledge within a discipline and about the ways in which that knowledge is constructed and validated and to be sensitive to the ways these processes often vary among disciplines.

Outcomes: Students will be able to . . .
2.1 Identify and express concepts, terms, and facts related to a specific discipline.
2.3 Identify, interpret, and evaluate pertinent data and previous experience to reach conclusions.

3. Communication

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

Outcomes: Students will be able to . . .
3.3 Demonstrate effective listening skills.

Course Contents

  1. Principles of basic physical and psychological needs.
  2. Physical assessments.
  3. Nursing Process of planning, immplementation, and evaluation.
  4. Therapeutic and nontherapeutic communication and the nurse/client relationship.