NURS 100 Fundamentals of Nursing

This course introduces the student to the nursing process and health assessment of individuals throughout their lifecycle. The nursing process framework is used for interviewing, data collection, and performing health assessments. Opportunities are provided for students to engage in critical thinking skills in assessing, planning, implementing, and evaluating nursing care in the Simulated lab. The art of nursing is explored through practical simulation, laboratory sessions. The importance of evidence-based practice, nursing theorists are emphasized. The importance of cultural gender and religious diversity in health assessment and the provision of health and nursing care are introduced.