NUR 106 Nursing Principles and Health Assessment

Introduces principles of nursing, health and wellness concepts, and the nursing process. Identifies nursing strategies to meet the needs of individuals across the lifespan based on Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs. Content includes basic principles of medication administration, math computation skills, nutrition, sleep and rest, growth and development, documentation, elimination, oxygenation and communication. Acquisition of a health history and physical assessment are taught incorporating lifespan concepts. Provides supervised learning experiences in college nursing laboratories and/or cooperating agencies. Prerequisite: Acceptance into ADN program. Lecture 3 hours per week. Laboratory 6 hours per week. Total 9 hours per week. Generally offered fall.