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Intro Nursing (ASN)
INTRO NURSING
CLASS CODE: NURS 100A CREDITS:  1
DIVISION: AGRICULTURAL AND LIFE SCIENCES
DEPARTMENT: NURSING
GENERAL EDUCATION: This course fulfills a General Education - no GECode requirement.

CATALOG DESCRIPTION: Introduction of concepts related to nursing professionalism including: values, leadership, economics, ethics, teaching/learning, legal implications, cultural, and spiritual aspects. Communication and interpersonal skills will be emphasized.
DESCRIPTION: Introduction of concepts related to nursing professionalism including: values, leadership, economics, ethics, teaching/learning, legal implications, cultural, and spiritual aspects. Communication and interpersonal skills will be emphasized.
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OBJECTIVES: Nurse Agency (Stewardship, laws and opposites, caring relationships, human functionality, professionalism and knowledge, incorporating critical thinking, the health continuum, environment, patient agency, and the nursing process)

1. Develop a therapeutic nurse/patient relationship, to include therapeutic communication skills.

2. Describe the development of nursing from a historical perspective.

3. Share techniques or ways of developing a "stress-resistant personality."

4. Identify the purpose and functions of professional nursing organizations.

5. Discuss the definition of nursing as a "Profession."

6. Use the Conceptual Model as a guide in developing a holistic approach to nursing practice.

7. Describe trends in health care delivery.

8. Describe the functions of the members of the Health Care Team.

9. Identify student nurse values and the obligation of value clarification.

10. Describe the potential effect of nurse/patient value conflicts on patient care.

11. Ass
REQUIREMENTS: Attendance: By attending class you will learn the components of what it takes to be a safe, competent nurse. If you miss class it will diminish your capabilities of passing the State Board Exam. You also miss the opportunity to take the quiz!!! (if given).
Course Policies: All Assignments are due as outlined in the Syllabus Calender for your section. If late, there will be a five (5) % points per day reduction in your assignment grade. If there is any academic dishonesty you may be dismissed from the nursing program and/or school.
Major Exams: There will be fourteen exams which will be taken as take home exams, one each week of this semester. Your average on the fourteen exams must be at least 75% to pass this course. Your exams will make up 90% of your grade.
Quizzes: Quizzes will be given at the beginning of class. You must be there on time to take the quiz. There is no make up for missed quizzes. Quiz points are grouped within the 10 percent group and will be averaged into your total points at
PREREQUISITES: Acceptance into the Nursing Program and Concurrent enrollment in NURS 100.
OTHER: Teaching Strategies: Lecture, Discussion, Group Discussion, Overhead Projector, Other Visual Aides.
EFFECTIVE DATE: August 2003