Concepts Basic to Nursing Practice
Clinical experience: Falling Spring Nursing and Rehab Center, L.P. (FSNRC); Menno Haven Menno Village, Manor Care, Simulation
Level I focuses on foundational concepts and basic nursing skills necessary for safe, patient-centered nursing care to old adults while integrating ethical, moral, and legal responsibilities of the Practical Nurse. This course introduces critical thinking/nursing judgment applied to nursing practice, the nursing process, cultural diversity, and communication techniques used when interacting with patients and members of the interprofessional team. Other program concepts such as evidence-based care, teamwork/collaboration, and information technology are also introduced. Application of knowledge and skills occurs in the nursing skills laboratory and a variety of clinical settings in the care of older adults.
Anatomy and Physiology I
This course is designed to guide the student in developing an understanding of normal structure and function of the human body basic to nursing.