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NURS 202 Fundamentals of Nursing Practice

Prerequisite: BIO 152, CHE 101, and 100-level Psychology course. Clinical calculation exam and clinical clearance required. Registration restricted to Nursing majors only.

Course Description: This course focuses on the foundations of nursing practice. Fundamental principles related to cognitive, affective, and psychomotor domains will be discussed, demonstrated, and practiced. Concepts of health assessment, health promotion, nursing process, teaching and learning, and documentation in the medical record will be discussed. Evidence-based practice will be introduced and used as a basis to practice therapeutic interventions. Principles and practices of safety, competency in clinical calculation in nursing practice, critical thinking, and culturally competent nursing care will be emphasized. Students will perform therapeutics nursing interventions basic to nursing in supervised college laboratory and agency settings.

Course Rotation: PL: Fall and Spring.


4 credits


CHE 101 Minimum Grade of C and BIO 152 Minimum Grade of C and ( PSY 110 Minimum Grade of D and PSY 111 Minimum Grade of D) or PSY 112 Minimum Grade of D


NURS 202D, NURS 212