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    Lee College
   
 
  Feb 18, 2018
 
 
    
2016-2017 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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RNSG 1413 - Foundations for Nursing Practice


Credits: 4
Introduction to the role of the professional nurse as provider of patient-centered care, patient safety advocate, member of health care team, and member of the profession. Content includes fundamental concepts of nursing practice, history of professional nursing, a systematic framework for decision making and critical thinking. The mechanisms of disease and the needs and problems that can arise are discussed and how the nursing process helps manage the patient through these issues. Emphasis on knowledge, judgment, skills and professional values within a legal/ethical framework. This course lends itself to a blocked approach. Progression: student must pass RNSG 1413 and RNSG 1205  concurrently to progress to next nursing level.
Lecture Hrs. = 4, Lab Hrs. = 0,
Prerequisites: Admission to the RN Program
Pre/Corequisite: BIOL 2402 , PSYC 2314  
Corequisite: RNSG 1205 RNSG 1261  
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