Marymount University

Undergraduate Catalog 2016-17

NU 236 Fundamentals of Nursing

The purpose of this course is to prepare students to utilize the nursing process in implementing nursing skills and basic nursing technologies when caring for patients in a variety of health care settings. Students will be expected to incorporate and apply learned simulated laboratory skills and scientific rationale into clinical encounters in concurrent clinical course settings. While the primary curriculum concept addresses technology and nursing skills, a goal of this course is to introduce students to the fundamental knowledge and skills that underlie nursing care. Nursing skills necessary for providing care to patients with acute or chronic illness as well as those that promote health are discussed and practiced. The theoretical foundations of nursing, including ethical and legal issues, nursing roles, and evidence based practice are discussed. Prerequisites: BIO 161, BIO 162, CHM 125. Prerequisites or corequisites: NU 226 and NU 234. Liberal Arts Core/University Requirements Designation: DSINQ. (4)

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Undergraduate Catalog 2016-17

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