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NURS 234 - Introduction to Clinical Practice

Prerequisite: (Prerequisite): NURS 194 or 210 or 211) and (Co-requisite: NURS 232 or 233 or 245)

Credits: 2

Engaged learning and diverse simulated clinical experiences will be used to create opportunities to learn basic nursing skills and demonstrate necessary psychomotor performance to deliver basic nursing care. Students will explain basic care concepts and implement care evidence into lab demonstration. Students will practice demonstrating psychomotor, interpersonal communication, and professional behavior to prepare to care for patients. Students will be expected to demonstrate skills learned in the course while incorporating skills from Health Assessment. Students will also integrate an awareness of social and cultural determinants of health, lifespan development, and functional status. Communication is stressed as critical to effective nursing skill performance.

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