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SMED 720 Module 4 P. Potter

Course Name:            Nursing Fundamentals

Course Number:       NURS 110 Credit Hours: 6 Credit Hours (4 Lecture Contact Hours, 2 Lab Contact Hours)    

Placement:                 2nd Semester


 Prerequisites:             BIOL 230, PSYC 201, ENGL101, MATH 101/110,            Admission to Nursing

Co-requisites:             None

Pedagogical Approach


Learning Outcomes

Learning Outcomes: Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:   Utilize the nursing process to develop a patient-centered plan of care.Interpret systematically collected information.Demonstrate effective communication with individuals, families, and the health care team.Perform safe caring nursing interventions.Identify patient-centered teaching and learning needs.Explain the relationship of professional behavior and the delivery of safe quality care.


Assessment Measures: The assessment of learning outcomes will be measured using the following methods: Case Studies, quizzes, periodic exams, comprehensive final exam, care plans, assignments/activities, online discussion boards, online activities, and clinical skills evaluation.  

Methods of Evaluation:

Exam 1                                   15%

Exam 2                                   15%

Exam 3                                    16%

Exam 4                                  16%

Quizzes/assignments/Merlot     4 %

HESI                                      4 %

Final Exam (comprehensive)   30 %

Total                                      100 %

Other Information

Syllabus Disclaimer: This syllabus, course calendar, and clinical schedule are subject to change at the discretion of the course coordinator and/or faculty. Changes will be communicated via blackboard as an addendum.