NUR 1800 - Fundamentals of Nursing

Overview

Department(s)
Nursing
Description
Beginning level nursing knowledge and skills including dependent, independent and interdependent functions of the nurse. Facts, principles and concepts derived from the biological and behavioral sciences are applied to basic nursing care.Introduction to the concepts of patient centered care, teamwork and collaboration, evidence based practice, safety, quality improvement and informatics. Classroom instruction and laboratory sessions at the college, in the community and in selected health agencies are held weekly. In the college laboratory, concepts and principles discussed in previous classes are used as the basis for performing therapeutic nursing interventions. The community and other health agency experiences are utilized to extend learning. Each clinical experience is preceded and followed by a conference where the objectives for that learning experience are discussed and evaluated. Individual and group assignments are utilized for laboratory experiences. Class work for the typical week consists of: Classroom instruction - Four (4) hours, College Laboratory - two (2) hours, Community and Health Agency Experiences - seven (7) hours. It is mandatory for students to engage in additional practice for the development of skills. Provisions are available for additional time in the college laboratory for practice.
Typically Offered
Fall, Spring
Academic Career
Undergraduate Kingsborough CC

Credits

Minimum Units
7
Maximum Units
7
Academic Progress Units
7
Repeat For Credit
No

Components

Name
Clinical
Hours
7
Name
Laboratory
Hours
2
Name
Lecture
Hours
4

Requisites

012258

Course Schedule

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