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Nursing Fundamentals PNSG 2030

6 Credits

Weekly Contact Hours: Lecture - 3 Lab 2 - 2 Lab 3 - 6
Pre-requisite(s): Program Admission
Co-requisite(s): PNSG 2010, PNSG 2035

An introduction to the nursing process. Topics include: nursing as a profession; ethics and law; client care which is defined as using the nursing process, using critical thinking, and providing client education and includes principles and skills of nursing practice, documentation, and an introduction to physical assessment; customer/client relationships; standard precautions; basic life support; infection control/bloodborne/airborne pathogens; and basic emergency care/first aid and triage.

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