This course is designed to complement the basic nursing care curriculum presented in NUR 1020C Fundamentals of Nursing and includes the five core educational competencies of the curriculum: (a) caring interventions, (b) clinical competence and decision-making, (c) communication, (d) commitment to professionalism and (e) collaboration and management of care. This course will provide the beginning nursing student the opportunity to explore basic concepts regarding the therapeutic use of medications and the patient response to drug therapy. The student will be introduced to the nurse's role in medication administration as part of the healthcare team. Selected patient simulation scenarios designed specifically for the novice nursing student will challenge the participants to utilize critical thinking skills as they apply the nursing process to clinical case studies involving common medication and simple skills. Individual and group practice activities focusing on computation skills will assist the students achieve mastery of Level One Medication Administration Safety Competencies. Lab fee required.
Prerequisite: admission to the ADN program. Prerequisite or corerequisite: NUR 1020C with a grade of "C" or higher .
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring
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