NSG 252 - Foundations in Professional Nursing Practice
This course introduces the student to the core concepts of nursing essential to the role of the professional nurse when caring for individual adult patients in primary, acute, and restorative care settings. Course content will emphasize fundamental nursing concepts, skills, and techniques of nursing practice and provide a firm foundation for more advanced and specialized areas of clinical nursing study. In addition it will address a number of key current practice issues including evidence-based practice, safe patient handling and informatics in nursing. Adopted theories from physiology, psychology, sociology, and nursing will be related to patient centered care and quality improvement.
Credit Hours: 5 (3 Theory/2 Clinical)
Corequisite Courses: NSG 250
Additional Restrictions/Requirements: Admission to the School of Nursing.
Course Repeatability: Course may not be repeated. Maximum Repeatable Hours: 5
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