NSG 1520 — Foundations of Nursing
Credit Hours: 8.00
Total Contact Hours: 128.00
Lecture Hours: 5.00
Lab Hours: 2.40
Clinical/Other Hours: 5.40
Introduces the philosophy and conceptual framework of the nursing program. Focuses on the foundational knowledge, skills, and attitudes required to practice evidence based, quality and safe patient centered care utilizing teamwork and collaboration and informatics to formulate patient centered nursing decisions. Integrates foundational nursing concepts, the nursing process and nursing skills to promote critical thinking and safe patient care. The student builds upon knowledge acquired from general education and applied general education course work. Psychomotor skills competency demonstration and clinical opportunities promote critical thinking while providing students the opportunity to give safe nursing care to patients in structured settings. "C" grade policy applies.
Prerequisites: Acceptance to Nursing Clinical Program
Corequisites: BIO 1110.