Foundations in Nursing Practice

Catalog number: NURX-109

Description: This examination tests the concepts and principles related to the application of the nursing roles of provider and manager of care and member of profession when applying the nursing process to the care of culturally diverse patients across the life span who are experiencing chronic illness, disability, or end of life with a primary health concern of comfort, pain, or sensory impairment and whose primary base of care is a community setting. Critical thinking skills and caring behaviors needed to provide and manage care for these patients are stressed. Evidence-based nursing care and standards for nursing practice, as well as ethical, legal, and regulatory concerns specific to these patients are addressed. (This is a required examination for the Excelsior College associate nursing degrees. Multiple-choice examination.)

Exam Type: Multiple Choice

Credit / Level: 3.0 / Lower

Exam Fee: $325*

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