Prerequisite: Matriculated to the College of Nursing Baccalaureate Nursing program. NURS 3002, 4270, 3015 unless concurrently enrolled.
The purpose of this course is to teach students to apply concepts, skills, and arts basic to professional nursing. Emphasis is on the nurse's role in assessing, diagnosing, and treating human responses (biological, psychosocial, and cultural) to common health alterations in adult populations. Mastery of course content will enable the student to utilize the nursing process in the delivery of holistic nursing care. Course content builds upon material learned in prerequisite liberal arts and science courses, and integrates fundamental concepts learned in previous or concurrent nursing courses. Verbal, written and problem-solving skills learned in prerequisite classes will be used and expanded upon.