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NS1031 - Foundations of Nursing Practice Clinical - 2 Credits

This course provides the associate degree nursing student an introduction to an actual healthcare environment and the opportunity to implement the principles and psychomotor skills learned in previous and concurrent courses. Health promotion and maintenance principles are an integral component of nursing care. The learner has the opportunity to provide holistic and culturally congruent nursing care for adults and older adults in a long-term care setting. Emphasis is placed on the application of nursing skills, including the nursing process, psychosocial, and culturally congruent client relationships, clinical judgment, communication and documentation, health and physical assessment, and basic and advanced nursing procedures. Students are provided faculty-guided and supervised clinical experiences in order to develop competence and confidence in the providing direct client care. (60 hours clinical)

Prerequisite: SC1201, SC1370, NS1010, and NS1020; (NS1030 and NS1031 must be taken concurrently)

Delivery: on campus