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TCC Catalog 2016-17 
TCC Catalog 2016-17 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

NUR1213C Nursing Concepts I

5 credit hour(s)
Corequisite(s):  .
This course is the first of four Nursing Concepts courses, and it builds upon the basic principles of nursing presented in  , as well as knowledge from all prerequisite courses. The focus of this course is disorders and conditions common to the general population, the knowledge and understanding of which is essential for safe nursing practice. Concepts include fluid and electrolyte balance; shock; pain management; peri-operative care; urinary, reproductive, oncology and metabolic disorders; and basic cardiovascular conditions. The use of the nursing process provides a framework for student learning and encourages critical thinking. Geriatric and nutritional considerations will be included. Lab experience in this course will reinforce basic and intermediate skills presented in   and present additional intermediate and advanced skills. Clinical experience in this course will provide opportunities for the student to apply knowledge in the acute care setting. Lecture 45 hours;  Lab/simulation/clinical: 90 hours. Does not count toward A.A. degree.