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NURS 6397 Foundations of Nursing Practice (Summer: 2 )

Course Description

This course introduces students to the profession of nursing, nursing roles and ethical and clinical dimension of nursing practice. Students learn the fundamental health assessment techniques, physical examination and basic clinical skills that are integral to the nursing process and the rationals for these techniques. Laboratory and clinical simulation experiences provide opportunities to practice health histories, and demonstrate the physical assessment techniques, basis psychomotor skills, principles of safety and documentation and communication skills necessary for the care of individual patients.


Prerequisites: Enrolled in the Master's Entry Program; successful completion of all program pre-requisites.

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Last Updated: 24-Jun-17