Sep 21, 2019  
Butler 2018-19 
    
Butler 2018-19 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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NR 105. Foundations of Patient Centered Care


Credits: 6
Prerequisite(s): BI 240  or BI 226  and BI 227 , BS 160 , EG 101 , MA 135  (or MA 132 , MA 133 , and MA 134 ) or above, all with a C or better. Departmental acceptance to the nursing program.

Corequisite(s): NR 104 . Concurrent enrollment in BI 231 .

This course will enable the student to care for the adult and aging adult who is seeking health promotion and/or experiencing common altered health states. The student will identify professional standards of practice for the professional nurse, use the nursing process, and demonstrate effective communication when providing patient centered care to the adult and aging adult patient. The student will identify risk factors and manifestations of altered health states using the nursing process and demonstrate safe nursing practice and basic psychomotor skills. The student will embrace the American Nurses Association (ANA) Code of Ethics for Nursing with all class actions and interactions, demonstrating professional accountability and responsibility for behavior. Classroom: 64 hours; Clinical: 90 hours





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