Fundamentals of Nursing

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This course provides a theoretical and clinical foundation upon which science is applied to clients experiencing common health stressors. Emphasis is placed upon collecting relevant data, formulating nursing diagnosis based on the data, implementation of both appropriate nursing interventions and related psychomotor nursing skills. Responsibilities as a health team member who displays caring behaviors and as a self-directed learner are also considered. Prerequisites: NURS211, 212, and HLTH208. Pre- or corequisites: HLTH232, 209 and BIOL223.