Course Description Mott Community College
NRSG-101

Foundations of Nursing

Credit/Contacts:
8/4 Division: Health Sciences
   
Meets Gen Ed Category:
Course Requirements: Prerequisite: Must place at college level reading on the MCC placement test, or a minimum score of 20 on the reading portion of the ACT, or successfully complete RDNG-030, ACLT-075, ACLT-076 or ENGL-100. Co-requisite: NRSG-101C, NRSG-101L and NRSG-101MPre- or Co-requisite: AHLT-112
Description: Foundations of Nursing is the first course in the clinical sequence of the Nursing program. It is composed of three interrelated components: theory skills and medication labs and clinical. This is the theory component. This course will introduce the student to the essential elements of the practice of nursing. It provides the basic foundation upon which all areas of nursing are built. The nursing process will be introduced and applied to adult clients having functional health problems with safety, immobility, elimination, oxygenation, nutrition, sleep, impaired skin integrity, sensory perception alteration, loss/ grief, sexuality and spirituality. The concepts of wellness-illness, developmental stages of the adult client, and the roles of the nurse will be discussed. Normal cognitive and physiologic changes of aging and the care of the geriatric client will also be covered.
 
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