NSG3027: Fundamentals of Nursing Practice

Area of Study
Credits 2.0
This first clinical course is designed to provide the student with practical application of NSG3023 and NSG3024 and to assist the beginning level student to become grounded in caring for elders and persons requiring long-term care. This course is conducted in extended care facilities where students focus on the skills of communication, assessment, and assisting residents with personal hygiene, feeding and mobility. Components of Professionalism (competency, legal, ethical, political and economic issues), Communication, and Critical Thinking are incorporated throughout this course to enable students to integrate theory and practice. Students must satisfactorily perform all assigned skills and perform satisfactorily to successfully complete the course. 60 practice hours. Course final grade is Pass or Fail (P/F).