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 Course Title:   Nursing Fundamentals II (Clinical)

 Title Abbreviation:   NURS FUND II CLINICAL

 Department:    NURS

 Course #:    1023

 Credits:    0.5

 Variable:     No

 IUs:    1

 CIP:    n/a

 EPC:    n/a

 REV:    2013

 Course Description  

Nursing care principles and skills appropriate to Nursing Fundamentals (I) and (II). Clinical experience will allow the student to implement nursing skills and the nursing process while meeting the clients basic needs.


Prerequisite: NURS 101 with grade of C or higher.

Additional Course Details

Contact Hours (based on 11 week quarter)

Lecture: 0

Lab: 0

Other: 0

Systems: 0

Clinical: 22

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 in the clinical setting.
  2. Develop a Nursing Care Plan.
  3. Provide safe nursing care.
  4. Communicate effectively with clients.

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 . . .
3.7 Adapt communication to diverse audiences and media.

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 . . .
4.4 Demonstrate effective communication across differences in human communities and cultures.

6. Individual Awareness & Responsibility

Definition: Understanding, managing, and taking responsibility for one’s learning and behavior in varied and changing environments.

Outcomes: Students will be able to . . .
6.2 Demonstrate standards of professionalism in manner, appearance, and setting appropriate to the context, including the classroom, workplace, and community.

Course Contents

  1. Nursing Process
  2. Therapeutic communication
  3. Development of the nurse/client relationship
  4. Role of the LPN