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; BIO 228 with a grade of 2.5 or higher, may be taken concurrently. Beginning in Fall 2023, BIO 228 will be a prerequisite for admission to all nursing programs.


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.