Course Number: NUR104

ESSENTIALS OF NURSING CARE: HEALTH SAFETY

The content focuses on the use of nursing process to provide and manage patient-centered care for persons across the lifespan. Therapeutic communication, stress and adaptation, and patient-teaching are discussed. Documenting and reporting nursing care and the use of informatics in health care are presented. The concepts of health promotion, maintenance, obtaining a health history and the techniques of physical assessment are presented. Attention to safe and effective care with respect to environmental safety needs, emergency preparedness, use of restraints, infection control and the prevention of pressure ulcers is explored. Pharmacology, safe medication administration and related nursing care are also addressed.

Prerequisite: Prerequisite: Enrollment in the Associate Degree in nursing program, Written English, Life Span Developmental Psychology, Sociology, Anatomy and Physiology (all body systems), and Microbiology, and College-level Math.

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Section Format Hours Level Term Length
30068763 Online 3.0 Lower January 8 weeks
30068764 Online 3.0 Lower January 8 weeks
30068768 Online 3.0 Lower January 8 weeks
30068863 Online 3.0 Lower May 8 weeks
30068864 Online 3.0 Lower May 8 weeks
30068868 Online 3.0 Lower May 8 weeks
30068817 Online 3.0 Lower August 8 weeks
30068818 Online 3.0 Lower August 8 weeks
30068822 Online 3.0 Lower August 8 weeks
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