Jun 02, 2020  
2019-2020 Student Handbook and Undergraduate Catalog 
  
2019-2020 Student Handbook and Undergraduate Catalog
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NURS 1604 - Core Nursing Concepts I

Credit Hours: 4 Lecture Hours: 4
Prerequisite(s): Admission to the RN Generic Option
Corequisite(s): NURS 1613 - Core Nursing Skills Concepts I 
Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s): BIOL 2474 - Microbiology 
This course introduces core concepts required for an understanding of entry level professional nursing. Beginning knowledge, skills, and professional behaviors are introduced. The history of nursing, nursing process, and professional roles are discussed. Nursing theory and conceptual frameworks and how they function to organize critical thinking processes for the professional nurse are explored. The student is introduced to the tenants of evidence-based practice and the core concepts of the SEARK College organizing framework which serve as the basis for structuring the course and curriculum. A grade of “C” or better is required for passing.



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