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Course Descriptions

NURS 117: Fundamentals of Nursing

-Acceptance into ADN program
-Completion with a C or better or concurrent enrollment in BIOL 181, NURS 112, 113, & PSY 101
-Placement at college level English OR
-Concurrent enrollment in ENGL 099/101

This course in nursing fundamentals builds upon expanded knowledge and skills acquired as a certified nursing assistant (CNA). Orem?s self care model will be utilized by the student to develop and begin using critical thinking pathways. Scientific principles and clinical skills increase in complexity. Campus laboratory experience focuses on continued development of dexterity and proficiency of psychomotor skills. Planned faculty-supervised experiences in the clinical area provide students with the opportunity to implement their knowledge and skill in the provision of direct client care. 8 credit hours

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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