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    Mar 04, 2024  
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NUP 105 - Practical Nursing I


Credit(s): 9
Lecture/Lab Contact Hours: 6, 9

This course is an introduction to nursing and the roles of the practical nurse. It focuses on patient care concepts. The nursing process is introduced and serves as the foundation for the development of critical thinking and clinical judgement. A unit will focus on the issues and implications associated with caring for patients with diverse and cultural backgrounds. The nursing process is introduced and serves as the foundation for the development of critical thinking skills. Other topics covered include professionalism, patient-centered care, legal and ethical responsibilities, and evidence-based practice. A unit entitled Nursing Care in a Diverse Society will focus on the issues and implications associated with caring for patients with diverse and complex cultural backgrounds. Students will provide care for individual adults with acute and/or chronic health care needs in the acute care, outpatient, community, and/or long-term care and rehabilitation settings. Satisfactory performance of at least a 1.6 in clinical and skills lab and a minimum grade of “C” in theory are requried in order to pass the course.
Applicable toward graduation at CSC where program structure permits:
Degree or Certificate: AAS, AGE, All Certificates (1.2)

Offered: Fall
Prerequisite(s): Admission into the Practical Nursing program, ENG 101  &PSY 101 ; Corequisites: NAD 106 , NAD 108 , BIO 111  or BIO 211 ; Minimum grade C or better in order to progress in the program
General Education: Not Applicable



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