The first course in the Nursing Program introduces the student to the practice of professional nursing, the Human Needs framework, health assessment and the elements of reasoning used in critical thinking. Students will learn to calculate medications, use basic communication interventions and engage in strategies that will promote success in the program.
Prerequisite: Admission to the Nursing Program
Prerequisite or Corequisite: BIOL 111 and PSYC 106
Course content will be accessed over the Internet and required in-person proctored testing on campus. 3 hours lab will be required each week at Meridian hospital (day, time and location to be announced.)