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Course Title: FUNDAMENTALS OF NURSING
In this course, the student is introduced
to various aspects of the nursing curriculum: e.g., Orem's theory, Roy's Adaptation Model, Erickson's
Developmental theory, Maslow's Basic Human Needs, concepts of stress and
adaptation, health-illness continuum, nursing process, teaching and learning
theories, nursing history, nursing roles and psychosocial and cultural
influences on man, health and nursing.
Legal and ethical principles, communication skills, documentation, and
clinical theories and skills are also taught. Nutrition is incorporated into this course with application
in the clinical setting. The
student begins practical application of theoretical knowledge in the laboratory
and clinical-long term setting.
Prerequisite: ASN major