HNR 102 - Fund of Nursing-Clinical

Course Description

Through laboratory and/or clinical experience students learn about the professional identity of the nurse while acquiring and applying basic nursing knowledge, judgment, and skills in order to provide safe patient-centered care. Group 2 course.

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Required Prerequisites

Admission to the nursing program; Beginning in Fall 2023, BIO 228 will be a prerequisite for admission to all nursing programs and can no longer be taken concurrently. Applications may be submitted while enrolled in BIO 228.


HAH 100C, HNR 101, HNR 106

General Education Outcomes supported by this course

Critical Thinking - Direct, Quantitative Reasoning

Course Learning Outcomes

  • Recognizes the impact of professional communication skills in promoting knowledge, facilitating quality patient-centered care, and in promoting effective team functioning.
  • Implements nursing actions based on decisions that are consistent with standards for nursing practice, established policies and procedures, and legal/ethical parameters with guidance.
  • Uses various calculation methods to solve medical dosage calculations.
  • Implements holistic patient-centered care for one to two assigned patients with guidance.
Human Dimension:
  • Demonstrates safe care practices that minimize the potential for harm to patients, self, and health care team members with guidance.
Caring - Civic Learning:
  • Demonstrate integrity, honesty, accountability, maintain patient safety, and maintains patient confidentiality, privacy, respect, and dignity.
Learning How to Learn:
  • Recognizes various types of thinking required to implement the nursing process.