This course provides fundamental instruction in health assessment, therapeutic interventions, dosage calculation, and nursing care skills across the lifespan. In a laboratory setting, students will learn and practice basic nursing care skills in assessment, asepsis and infection control, patient safety, skin integrity and wound care, nutrition, diagnostic testing, elimination, documentation, and medication administration. Individual practice sessions in the nursing applied learning laboratory will be required. Students will be evaluated through skill performance assessments for their readiness to assume the role of caregiver in a variety of clinical settings. This course is required for the B.S. in Nursing. Only students admitted to the Nursing major may register for this course.
NURS310 is a 5 credit course.