University of Pittsburgh BradfordAcademics
FUNDAMENTALS OF NURSING(NUR)
 

Subject: NUR

Course Number : 0111

Course Title:  FUNDAMENTALS OF NURSING

Course Description:

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.

Credit Hours: 7 cr

GE: None       Non-Western  /Global 

Prerequisite:  ASN major

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