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Intro to Associate Degree Nursing (NUR 105)

Term: 2013-2014 Academic Year Fall Term

Faculty

Janice E Christensen
Janice.Christensen@dwu.edu
Office Hours:
  • Monday 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
  • Tuesday 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
  • Wednesday 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
  • Thursday 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
  • Friday 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
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    Description

    This course is required of individuals entering the nursing program and the university with credit for previous learning in nursing. It is designed to acquaint the student with the philosophy, purpose and objectives, conceptual framework and expected competencies of graduates of the associate degree nursing program. Students willconsider and compare the four types of programs leading to nursing licensure. The course also introduces the nursing process, care plans, medication cards, departmental policies, nasogastric tubes, intravenous therapy, and ethical and legal considerations. Practice in selected technical skills in the nursing lab is included, as well as a review of basic mathematics as related to medications. An additional fee is required.