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Course Descriptions

NURS 112: Introduction to Nursing

-Acceptance into the ADN program
-Completion with a C or better or concurrent enrollment in NURS 113, 117, BIOL 181, and PSY 101
-Placement at college level English OR
-Concurrent enrollment in ENGL 99/101

This course focuses on the development of the individual as a nursing student and the conceptual and theoretical aspects of nursing practice and health care using Orem’s self-care model. The student will explore the evolution of professional nursing and the foundation of the science and art of nursing. A basic understanding of moral problems and a variety of resolutions, as well as gaining insight to health care delivery issues, understanding the legal parameters of nursing care, and exploring the influences of nursing politics will be developed. 1 credit hour

Career and Technical Course: This course is a specific requirement for an Associate of Applied Science or certificate program and may not transfer. Please consult with your advisor about transferability.

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