Using nursing language, students devise basic plans of care for patients. Practical application of beginning knowledge and skills required for nursing care of patients is demonstrated in both Lab and clinical settings through simulation and patient interaction. Concurrent enrollment in NSG 200 is required unless. Grading is by S or U only.
- Utilize beginning therapeutic communication skills in interactions with patients, peers and health care team members.
- Demonstrate increasing self awareness and behavior consistent with personal and professional development.
- Define and begin to utilize critical thinking through the nursing process: assessment, planning, implementing and evaluating, in administering routine care to patients presenting commonly occurring health problems.
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