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NUR 10100 - Practical Nursing I - Culturally Safe Foundations of Practical Nursing


(7) Explores the basic needs of client centered care while reinforcing concepts learned in the health aide or certified nurse aide/ assistant course. Emphasizes nursing responsibilities and interventions utilized by the practical nurse to assist clients to meet basic needs. Topics covered include, but are not limited : homeostasis,health assessment, therapeutic communication, electronic documentation, nursing process, critical thinking, clinical competence,psychosocial health, death and the grieving process, nutrition, and care of the geriatric patient. Performance of nursing skills are taught and evaluated in the lab setting. The key concepts of teamwork and collaboration, safety, quality improvement, professional identity/behavior, patient/relationship-centered care, nursing judgment/evidence-based practice, managing care, and informatics/technology are introduced. Prerequisite: Admission to the LPN Program. Offered: Fall/Spring.



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