Sep 22, 2020  
Middlesex Community College Academic Catalog 2017-18 
Middlesex Community College Academic Catalog 2017-18 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

NUR 101 - Fundamentals Of Nursing


In this course the student is introduced to the basic knowledge, attitudes, and skills of the professional nurse. The Nurse of the Future Nursing Core Competencies© provide the framework for this course, where the focus is on patient-centered care, safety, evidence-based practice, professionalism, teamwork, and communication.  Clinical application of the Fundamentals of Nursing theory course includes a laboratory and a direct care component.

At the completion of the course, the student will:

  • Identify the multiple dimensions of patient-centered care.
  • Explain human factors and basic design principles that affect safety.
  • Describe the concept of evidence-based practice.
  • List the attributes of professionalism.
  • Describe the roles of the interdisciplinary and nursing health care team members.
  • Identify principles of effective communication.

Corequisite(s): ENG 101, BIO 231, PSY 101, NUR 102
Note(s): NUR 102 must be taken concurrently with NUR 101.

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