NUR 109 Fundamentals of Nursing

8 Credit Hours • 210 Contact Hours (30 Lecture, 90 Lab, 90 Clinical Lab)

Prerequisite: Permission of program director. BIO 201, BIO 202, BIO 204, ENG 121, PSY 235

Introduces theories and skills basic to the role of the nurse as provider of care, manager of care and member of the nursing profession. Emphasis is placed on introduction to critical thinking and the nursing process. Students will demonstrate a beginning level of competence in providing therapeutic nursing care for clients with common health alterations across the health continuum.