Prerequisites: Traditional Pathway: Admission to the Nursing Program; CHEM 1123 AND CHEM 1131 OR CHEM 1115, BIO 1023, BIO 1314, PSY 1113, ENGL 1113. Co-requisites BIO 1414, ENGL 1213. Baccalaureate to Associate Degree Nurse Accelerated Pathway (BADNAP): Admission to the Nursing Program; CHEM 1123 AND CHEM 1131 OR CHEM 1115; BIO 1023, BIO 1314, BIO 1414, BIO 2125, PSY 1113, ENGL 1113, ENGL 1213, HIST 1483 or HIST 1493.
Description: Nursing Process I introduces the learner to nursing knowledge, including the nursing process, clinical reasoning skills, and the components of safe, quality nursing care. The learner will begin to apply nursing knowledge to meet clients' basic needs and to promote clients' optimal health within complex healthcare systems. Each learner will be expected to accept accountability for personal learning and performance of nursing care which reflects basic understanding and commitment to professional nursing role expectations, including the values, ethics, legalities, and standards for nursing practice.