NUR 201

Physical and Mental Health III
9 Credits ■ Fall ■ HF ■ CC-CT ■ CC-WC

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. NUR 106 is required for all LPN mobility students.
Prerequisite or corequisite: BIO 207.
Co-requisites: COM 104, COM 105, COM 106 or COM 107 and SOC 105.