Aug 19, 2022  
NIACC Catalog 2018-2019 
NIACC Catalog 2018-2019 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ADN - 100 Nursing I

(8 s.h.)

Prerequisites: BIO - 186 Microbiology , ENG - 105 Composition I , PSY - 111 Introduction to Psychology .
Corequisites: BIO - 206 Anatomy and Physiology I , and PSY - 121 Developmental Psychology .
Nursing I includes the philosophy and conceptual framework of the NIACC Associate Degree Nursing program. The course includes basic concepts related to legal and ethical aspects of nursing, nursing roles, and current trends in health care. The student is introduced to wellness-illness theory, the therapeutic nurse-patient relationship, and effective communication techniques. An introduction to caring concepts is also included. Nursing I utilizes the nursing process with emphasis on assessment and nursing diagnosis in meeting client needs resulting from impairments relating to safety and comfort throughout the life span. Pharmacological concepts, diet modification, psychosocial concepts, and health maintenance are integral considerations in the progressive development of the student’s knowledge and skills. Clinical experiences include opportunities to apply nursing roles and the nursing process in long-term care, medical-surgical, and community settings.

Lecture Hours: 75
Lab Hours: 60
Clinical Hours: 45
Work Experience Hours: 0

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