NURS 105 Nursing Practicum I

This course focuses on the fundamentals of nursing focusing on health assessment and basic skill development from an evidence base. Students will gain a knowledge base for and have an opportunity to apply, fundamental nursing skills and the nursing process. Students will also practice oral medication administration. The evidence-based knowledge gained forms a basis for clinical reasoning, critical thinking, and decision making as students develop their skills. Students will be introduced to the role of the professional nurse. The nursing process will be used as a problem-solving tool for formulating care in the clinical area. Learning experiences are provided in the hospital setting.