2013-2014 General Catalog 
    
    Aug 19, 2018  
2013-2014 General Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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RNSG 1105 - Nursing Skills I


(1:0:4) Study of the concepts and principles necessary to perform basic nursing skills for the adult patient; and demonstrate competence in the performance of nursing procedures. Content includes knowledge, judgment, skills, and professional values within a legal/ethical framework. This course lends itself to a blocked approach. It is designed to provide the student with an overview of nursing and the role of the associate degree nurse as a provider of patient-centered care, patient safety advocate, member of health care team, and member of the profession.   The student will identify concepts for the provision of nursing care; describe the roles of the nurse in the delivery of comprehensive care; describe the use of a systematic problem-solving process; and utilize critical thinking skills. Lab is required. This course is designed to provide the learner with basic knowledge and skills to function within the roles of nursing (provider of patient-centered care, patient safety advocate, member of health care team, and member of the profession). RNSG 1105 involves the development of basic nursing skills essentials in caring for the individual who is influenced by genetic inheritance, life experiences, and cultural background and is a part of a larger community. The learner will develop observational, communicative, and technical skills. This course allows for basic safe and effective nursing principles and skills to be demonstrated in practical applications in a variety of settings to the adult client experiencing stressors of illness.  Semester Hours: 1 Lecture Hours: 0 Lab Hours: 4 Note: This course must be taken concurrently with RNSG 1513 and RNSG 1160. This course lends itself to a blocked approach.



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