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  NUR-201 Physical and Mental Health III
9 Credits  Offered Fall
  Refinement of nursing theory, practice, and process. Nursing theory includes the interrelationship among human needs, developmental phases, and client/nurse relationship. Complex psychological and physiological principles are emphasized from homeostasis through resolution. Nursing practice includes the performance with efficiency of basic psychomotor skills as a component of therapeutic nursing care in a variety of settings. Additionally, it includes the knowledge of scientific principles and their application in performing advanced psychomotor skills necessary to meet human needs. Nursing process includes the collection and interpretation of complex data for the purpose of arriving at a nursing diagnosis in order to plan, implement, and evaluate nursing care. The elements of critical thinking and the role of the nurse as provider of care, manager of care, and member within the discipline of nursing are refined. Prerequisites: BIO 202, NUR 102 and PSY-204. CPR certification required. NUR 106 is required for all LPN mobility students. Prerequisite or corequisite: BIO 207. Corequisites: COM 104, COM 105, COM 106 or COM 107 and SOC 105.