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NURS 2000 Foundations of Professional Nursing Practice
3 hours

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This course is designed as an introduction to the profession of nursing. Learning activities will include discussion of the history of nursing and relevance to the evolution of nursing as a profession. Professional communication, professional practices, technology, professional nursing concepts, and the nursing process will be explored. The American Nurses Association Code of Ethics and Scope and Standards will be reviewed in depth. Basic nursing skills will be introduced and students will demonstrate competency of basic nursing skills through practice and demonstration. The course is offered during an 8-week period, which includes two hours theory and one hour laboratory.
Corequisite(s): NURS 2710 Pathophysiology for Pre-Licensure Students.
Prerequisite(s): Admission to the pre-licensure nursing program.