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.
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
Corequisites HAH 100C
, HNR 101
, HNR 106
General Education Outcomes supported by this course
Critical Thinking - Direct, Quantitative Reasoning
Course Learning Outcomes Knowledge:
- 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.
Caring - Civic Learning:
- Demonstrates safe care practices that minimize the potential for harm to patients, self, and health care team members with guidance.
Learning How to Learn:
- Demonstrate integrity, honesty, accountability, maintain patient safety, and maintains patient confidentiality, privacy, respect, and dignity.
- Recognizes various types of thinking required to implement the nursing process.