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NURS1406 – Nursing Fundamentals I pdf

Credits: 3 (2/1/0)
Description: This course begins to prepare students to provide safe, therapeutic nursing care to diverse patient populations across the lifespan. Content includes aseptic techniques and infection control; holistic assessment; basic pharmacological principles and concepts; safe medication administration; pain management; complementary/alternative therapies; and perioperative nursing care. This course also integrates the content and skills necessary to promote and maintain health and wellness of the neurological, integumentary, sensory and musculoskeletal systems.
Prerequisites: Test out of HLTH1115
Test out of MATH1020
OR
Eligible to take MATH1114
HLTH1115
Corequisites: None
Competencies:
  1. Apply aseptic techniques and infection control principles.
  2. Demonstrate holistic assessment.
  3. Summarize the principles of pharmacology.
  4. Explain the actions, therapeutic uses, adverse effects and interactions of various drugs.
  5. Demonstrate safe and accurate medication administration.
  6. Provide patient/client care related to pain management.
  7. Explore the therapeutic benefit of various complementary and alternative medical modalities.
  8. Demonstrate perioperative nursing care.
  9. Plan nursing care to maintain and promote musculoskeletal wellness.
MnTC goal areas: None

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