Fundamentals of Practical Nursing

This course is designed to familiarize students with the historical development of nursing, nursing education, and the roles and responsibilities of the nurse and the healthcare team.  Development throughout the life cycle and basic nutrition and diet therapy will be discussed. A structured campus laboratory setting assists students in learning and integrating technical skills.  Clinical experiences will be provided in long-term and sub-acute health care settings.  (Fall and Spring semesters)

Fourteen clinical hours per week (half semester)

Sixty classroom hours and thirty laboratory hours.