This course focuses on those basic concepts which form the foundation of nursing practice, including nursing history, caring, health, wellness-illness, nursing process, communication, teaching-learning, legal-ethical principles of practice, cultural diversity, spirituality, theories of growth and development, and scope of nursing within the health care system. Examination of nursing theories helps introduce the philosophy and conceptual framework of the nursing program. This is a non-clinical course. This course is subject to a course fee.
|The following courses must be taken prior to this course|
|OPTION 1: Total Composite TEAS score of 75% or higher, Reading Comprehension TEAS score of 75% or higher, AND placement into BIO 131 - Anatomy and Physiology I ALL requirements completed within 5 years; or OPTION 2: Total Composite TEAS score of 65% or higher, Reading Comprehension TEAS score of 75% or higher, AND BIO 131 - Anatomy and Physiology I, BIO 132 - Anatomy and Physiology II, or BIO 140 - Microbiology with a minimum grade of B ALL requirements completed within 5 years.|
|The following courses must be taken along side this course|
|BIO 131 - Human Anatomy and Physiology I. May be taken prior or during course.|
|MAT 106A - Math Applications. May be taken prior or during course.|
|BIO 140 - Microbiology and Immunology. May be taken prior or during course.|